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U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard A. Schmidt Announce Next Steps to Enhance Online Security, Planned National Office for Identity Trust Strategy
Release Date: 01/07/2011

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

Watch Webcast Today: U.S. Commerce Secretary, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator to Visit Silicon Valley to Discuss Next Steps in Cybersecurity
Release Date: 01/07/2011

Palo Alto, Calif. – As part of a meeting today with local industry and academic leaders in Silicon Valley, at Stanford University, U.S. Commerce … more

And Then There Were Five: Finalists Advance in NIST's SHA-3 Cryptography Competition
Release Date: 01/05/2011

On Dec. 9, 2010, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced the selection of five finalists in its ongoing competition to … more

IPv6 Guide Provides Path to Secure Deployment of Next-Generation Internet Protocol
Release Date: 01/05/2011

As the day draws nearer for the world to run out of the unique addresses that allow us to use the Internet—now predicted to happen by the end of … more

Two Publications Recommend Organization-Wide IT Security Risk Management
Release Date: 01/05/2011

Two new draft publications from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provide the groundwork for a three-tiered … more

NIST Partners with ONC and AHRQ to Deliver Guidance on Electronic Health Record Usability
Release Date: 12/08/2010

Two new publications from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are intended to help developers of software and computer … more

Financial Services Sector Signs Cybersecurity Research Agreement with NIST, DHS
Release Date: 12/08/2010

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has joined in a new public-private partnership to spur cybersecurity innovation in the … more

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

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