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Key to Security: Biometrics Standards
Release Date: 03/02/2010

NIST develops and tests biometrics (e.g., fingerprint, face, iris, and multimodal) standards and technology that promote security, … more

Role-Based Training for IT Security Is the Topic of March Educators’ Conference
Release Date: 03/02/2010

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

Comments Requested on Draft Guidelines for the Secure Deployment of IPv6
Release Date: 03/02/2010

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting public comment on draft guidelines for network engineers and … more

NIST Releases Guide for Applying the Risk Management Framework to Federal Information Systems
Release Date: 03/02/2010

The final publication of the Guide for Applying the Risk Management Framework to Federal Information Systems: A Security Life Cycle Approach (NIST … more

First Test Labs for Next-Generation Internet Protocol (IPv6) Are Accredited
Release Date: 03/02/2010

The first two laboratories have recently completed accreditation to provide testing services for the USGv6 Program. The USGv6 Program, developed … more

International Biometrics Conference to Meet at NIST March 2-4
Release Date: 02/16/2010

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is co-sponsoring an international conference on biometric performance March 2-4 at NIST … more

NIST Issues Expanded Draft of Smart Grid Cyber Security Strategy For Public Review and Comment
Release Date: 02/03/2010

The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) issued today the second draft of its Smart Grid Cyber Security … more

Theorists Close In on Improved Atomic Property Predictions
Release Date: 01/12/2010

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Indiana University (IU) have determined* the most accurate values ever … more

NIST Updates Automated Computer Security Validation Guidelines
Release Date: 12/15/2009

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a draft publication for public comment that describes changes to the Security … more

NIST Seeks Comments on Cryptography Standards Publication
Release Date: 12/15/2009

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released for public comment a new revision of one of its key computer security … more

New Automated Technique with Online Verification Eases Network Analyzer Calibration
Release Date: 12/15/2009

Verifying the accuracy of network analyzers--instruments that are used to measure key performance characteristics of electronic networks--was once … more

Text Retrieval Expert Named Distinguished Scientist by Computing Group
Release Date: 12/15/2009

Ellen Voorhees, leader of the text retrieval group in the Information Technology Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

Handheld Touch Screen Device May Lead to Mobile Fingerprint ID
Release Date: 12/15/2009

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Hostage Rescue Team had a problem--they needed a small, portable tool to identify fingerprints and … more

NIST Develops Experimental Validation Tool for Cell Phone Forensics
Release Date: 12/01/2009

Viewers of TV dramas don't focus on the technology behind how a forensics crime team tracks a terrorist or drug ring using cell phone data, but … more

Computer Researcher Named Distinguished Fellow of Information Security Group
Release Date: 11/17/2009

Ron Ross, senior computer scientist and information security researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), has been … more

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