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NIST Identifies Five "Foundational" Smart Grid Standards
Release Date: 10/13/2010

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has advised the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that it has identified five … more

Annual IT Security Automation Conference Runs Sept. 27-29
Release Date: 08/31/2010

The Sixth Annual IT Security Automation Conference, co-hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), focuses on applying … more

NIST Publishes Approved Testing Procedures for Electronic Health Records
Release Date: 08/17/2010

In efforts to help the nation's health care industry make the transition to the digital age in an effective and meaningful fashion, the National … more

New NIST Report Advises: Securing Critical Computer Systems Begins at the Beginning
Release Date: 08/03/2010

Nothing beats the feeling of starting up a new computer – be it a laptop, desktop or a major, custom-designed computing system. A new system is a … more

Commerce Department Seeks Comments on Cybersecurity and Its Impact on Innovation
Release Date: 08/03/2010

The Commerce Department has published a Notice of Inquiry (NOI) on "Cybersecurity, Innovation, and Internet Policy." The department seeks comments … more

Cybersecurity, Innovation and the Internet Economy
Release Date: 07/27/2010

A comprehensive review of the nexus between cybersecurity challenges in the commercial sector and innovation in the Internet economy that is being … more

New Draft Computer Security Document Focuses on Cloud Computing and Virtualization Technology
Release Date: 07/21/2010

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued draft recommendations for securely configuring and using full virtualization … more

NIST Aids Enhancement of the Security and Stability of the Internet’s Domain Name System
Release Date: 07/21/2010

On July 15, 2010, two Department of Commerce Agencies—the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National … more

NIST Software Security Patent to Help Improve Health IT Privacy
Release Date: 07/06/2010

A computer security invention patented* a decade ago at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is now poised to help safeguard … more

Updated Computer Security Publication Focuses on Security Assessment Plans
Release Date: 07/06/2010

After a public comment period, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published an updated set of guidelines for developing … more

July 27 Stakeholder Meeting Addresses Cybersecurity and Innovation
Release Date: 06/23/2010

As part of its initiative to ensure that the Internet continues to spawn growth and innovation, the Department of Commerce will hold a symposium … more

National Initiative For Cybersecurity Education (NICE)ly Comes to You
Release Date: 06/23/2010

Cybersecurity training is spreading from high-tech and government offices into high schools, libraries and workplaces near you. Called the … more

Pioneer NIST Computer Remembered on 60th Anniversary
Release Date: 06/23/2010

Ethel Marden, National Bureau of Standards (now the National Institute of Standards and Technology) computer programmer, operates the Standards … more

NIST Helps Accelerate the Federal Government's Move to the Cloud
Release Date: 06/09/2010

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has been designated by Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra to accelerate the … more

July Workshop Devoted to Improving Usability of Health Care IT
Release Date: 05/25/2010

Improving the ease of use of information systems for the health care industry could significantly facilitate the adoption of technology that has … more

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