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Two New SCAP Documents Help Improve Automating Computer Security Management
Release Date: 03/15/2011

It’s increasingly difficult to keep up with all the vulnerabilities present in today’s highly complex operating systems and applications. … more

Conference on Safeguarding Health Information Security, May 10-11
Release Date: 03/15/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is co-hosting a conference to explore the current health information technology security … more

NIST Holds Third Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop, April 7-8
Release Date: 03/15/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host the Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop III on April 7-8, 2011, at its … more

Dodson Receives ‘Federal 100’ Award for Cybersecurity Work
Release Date: 03/15/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Donna Dodson has received the 2011 Federal 100 Award. Presented by Federal Computer … more

NIST Expert Software 'Lowers the Stress' on Materials Problems
Release Date: 03/01/2011

Before you can build that improved turbojet engine, before you can create that longer-lasting battery, you have to ensure all the newfangled … more

NIST Seeks Comments on Security Control Catalog for Federal Information Systems and Organizations
Release Date: 03/01/2011

Computer scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are requesting comments from interested parties on their biennial … more

New Publication Fundamentally Changes Federal Information Security Risk Management
Release Date: 03/01/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the final version of a special publication that can help organizations to … more

The NIST Role in Role-Based Control: A 20th Anniversary Appraisal
Release Date: 02/15/2011

What NIST-led innovation is estimated to have saved U.S. industry $6.1 billion over the past 20 years? Well, probably several, but, perhaps … more

Information Retrieval Research Conference Adds Tracks on Medical Records, Crowd-sourcing and Micro-blogging
Release Date: 02/15/2011

If you found this article through a search engine, you can thank an automated text retrieval system. For 20 years, the Text REtrieval Conference … more

April Workshop To Focus on Preserving Digital Health Records
Release Date: 02/15/2011

Information technology experts, insurers, policy makers and representatives of healthcare organizations will convene on April 5-6, 2011, in … more

Emerging Trends in Cybersecurity is Topic of March IT Security Trainers' Conference
Release Date: 02/15/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Federal Information Systems Security Educators' Association (FISSEA) are … more

Cloud Computing at NIST: Two New Draft Documents and a Wiki
Release Date: 02/02/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued two new draft documents on cloud computing for public comment, including the … more

NIST Issues Final Version of Full Virtualization Security Guidelines
Release Date: 02/02/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the final version of its recommendations for securely configuring and using … more

Jeremy Grant Selected to Manage Establishment of National Program Office for NSTIC
Release Date: 01/31/2011

The Information Technology Laboratory of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is pleased to announce that Jeremy Grant is … more

National Program Office Planned for Online Trusted Identity Strategy
Release Date: 01/19/2011

At a January 7, 2011 forum with Silicon Valley business and academic leaders at Stanford University, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and White … more

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