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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

Comments Sought on Updated Guide for Assessing Federal IT Security Controls
Release Date: 05/11/2010

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the final draft of Special Publication 800-53A, Revision 1, Guide for … more

NIST Releases Successor to Venerable Handbook of Math Functions
Release Date: 05/11/2010

GAITHERSBURG, Md. -- After a decade of preparation, the U.S. Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has … more

NIST Joins Task Force to Study Nexus Between Innovation and Privacy Policy
Release Date: 04/27/2010

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has joined a Commerce-Department-wide Internet Policy Task Force to identify leading … more

USGv6 Stakeholders Meet to Discuss Testing Program and Updated Protocol
Release Date: 04/27/2010

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is hosting a public meeting on May 20, 2010 at the NIST site in Gaithersburg, Md., to … more

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