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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

FISMA Project Manager Ron Ross Named to 2010 Federal 100 List
Release Date: 04/13/2010

The National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Ron Ross has received the 2010 Federal 100 Award. Presented by Federal Computer Week , … more

NIST Detector Counts Photons With 99 Percent Efficiency
Release Date: 04/13/2010

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed* the world's most efficient single photon detector, which … more

Health Information Security Conference to Run May 11-12 in D.C.
Release Date: 03/30/2010

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is co-hosting a conference to explore the current health information technology security … more

NIST Racetrack Ion Trap is a Contender in Quantum Computing Quest
Release Date: 03/30/2010

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have built and tested a device for trapping electrically charged atoms … more

March Workshop at NIST to Focus on Preserving Our Digital Data
Release Date: 03/16/2010

Experts on digital preservation are gathering at a workshop at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Md., … more

NIST, Partners Develop Testing Infrastructure for Health IT Systems
Release Date: 03/16/2010

Fully incorporating modern information technology into the healthcare system promises many benefits, including better quality care, less paperwork … more

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

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