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NIST Team Awarded Millions of Supercomputing Hours, Aims for 'Concrete Results'
Release Date: 12/08/2010

This simulation depicts flow in a rheometer, as its rotating vane's blade begins to stir a suspension of particles. Colors represent the quadrant … more

Updated NIST Software Uses Combination Testing to Catch Bugs Fast and Easy
Release Date: 11/09/2010

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have released an updated version of a computer system testing tool that … more

New NIST Publication Provides Security Guidance for WiMAX Technologies
Release Date: 11/09/2010

A new publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides technical guidance to government agencies and other … more

NIST, NTIA Seek Collaborators for Emergency Communications Demo Network
Release Date: 10/13/2010

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) are seeking … more

NIST Sponsors Second Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop Nov. 4-5
Release Date: 10/13/2010

On November 4 and 5, 2010, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host the Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop II to give … more

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

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