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NIST Releases 2015 Department of Commerce Technology Transfer Report
Release Date: 04/18/2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the Department of Commerce's (DOC) 2015 Technology Transfer Report . The … more

NIST Releases New Document on its Cryptographic Standards and Guidelines Process
Release Date: 03/31/2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the final version of a document outlining its process for developing … more

New NIST Security Standard Can Protect Credit Cards, Health Information
Release Date: 03/29/2016

For many years, when you swiped your credit card, your number would be stored on the card reader, making encryption difficult to implement. Now, … more

Cybersecurity Framework Comments Reveal Views on a Framework Update, Increased Need to Share Best Practices and Expand Awareness
Release Date: 03/24/2016

Critical-infrastructure leaders and others have provided feedback on the voluntary, federally led Cybersecurity Framework at the invitation of the … more

Attackers Honing In On Teleworkers? How Organizations Can Secure Their Data
Release Date: 03/14/2016

As the number of employees who telework trends upward—and new kinds of devices are used in telework—the National Institute of Standards and … more

Cloud Computing Can Assist Workers with Disabilities, NIST Reports
Release Date: 03/03/2016

Virginia works for a federal agency. She cannot use her hands because of a spinal cord injury, so she relies on a speech recognition system to … more

Cybersecurity “Rosetta Stone” Celebrates Two Years of Success
Release Date: 02/18/2016

Two years ago this month, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released a document designed to help strengthen cybersecurity … more

Strengthening Public-Private Cooperation on Cybersecurity's Toughest Issues
Release Date: 02/08/2016

Guest blog post by Willie E. May, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director. Strong cybersecurity starts at the … more

Webcast to Highlight Dedication of Expanded Cybersecurity Facility, Feb. 8
Release Date: 02/05/2016

On Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) will celebrate its move to expanded new facilities with a … more

NCCoE Seeks Vendors to Help Secure Wireless Medical Devices
Release Date: 01/28/2016

Medical devices such as the infusion pumps that deliver medication intravenously were once standalone instruments that interacted only with the … more

Promising Quantum Transducer
Release Date: 01/28/2016

When a long-awaited quantum information network finally arrives, in whatever form, it will incorporate two essential technologies: a method of … more

NIST Requests Comments on Computer Security Publication on Randomness
Release Date: 01/27/2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking public comment on its latest draft of a publication intended to help computer … more

Influence the Future of Cybersecurity Education—Join the NICE Working Group
Release Date: 01/21/2016

Addressing the nation’s rapidly increasing need for cybersecurity employees, the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) is seeking … more

NIST Simulates Fast, Accurate DNA Sequencing Through Graphene Nanopore
Release Date: 01/15/2016

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have simulated a new concept for rapid, accurate gene sequencing by … more

NIST Seeks Comments on Cybersecurity Framework Use, Potential Updates and Future Management
Release Date: 12/10/2015

*Feb. 9, 2016, update: The deadline for this RFI has been extended to Feb. 23, 2016. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is … more

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