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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

Certification and Accreditation Process for Federal Information Systems Transformed
Release Date: 11/17/2009

A revised draft publication on computer security guidance issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is focused on … more

NIST Test Proves ‘The Eyes Have It’ for ID Verification
Release Date: 11/03/2009

The eyes may be the mirror to the soul, but the iris reveals a person's true identity--its intricate structure constitutes a powerful biometric. A … more

New Publication Offers Security Tips for WiMAX Networks
Release Date: 10/06/2009

Government agencies and other organizations planning to use WiMAX -- Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access -- networks can get technical … more

New Computer Security Guide Can Help Safeguard Your Small Business
Release Date: 10/06/2009

Just in time for October's Cyber Security Awareness Month, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published a guide to help … more

Showcase - Bio-imaging Technologies (9/2009)
Release Date: 10/06/2009

A TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND FEDERAL MARKETPLACE EVENT TEDCO, NIST and NIH Present Bio-imaging Technologies For Commercial Adoption On Tuesday, … more

October IT Security Automation Conference to Highlight Healthcare IT, Cloud Computing
Release Date: 09/22/2009

The Fifth Annual IT Security Automation Conference, co-hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will focus on emerging … more

Workshop Aims to Establish Standards for Voting Machine Data
Release Date: 09/22/2009

To facilitate audits of election results and making the election process more transparent, the National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

Diamonds May Be the Ultimate MRI Probe, Say Quantum Physicists
Release Date: 09/22/2009

Diamonds, it has long been said, are a girl's best friend. But a research team including a physicist from the National Institute of Standards and … more

New NIST Publications Describe Standards for Identity Credentials and Authentication Systems
Release Date: 09/08/2009

Two publications from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) describe new capabilities for authentication systems using smart … more

Biometrics Conference Meets Sept. 22–24 in Florida
Release Date: 08/25/2009

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Security Agency (NSA) are cosponsoring the Biometric Consortium … more

Up-Scale: Frequency Converter Enables Ultra-High Sensitivity Infrared Spectrometry
Release Date: 08/25/2009

In what may prove to be a major development for scientists in fields ranging from forensics to quantum communications, researchers at the National … more

Who Are You? Mobile ID Devices Find Out Using NIST Guidelines
Release Date: 08/25/2009

A new publication that recommends best practices for the next generation of portable biometric acquisition devices--Mobile ID--has been published … more

NIST Releases Final Version of New Cybersecurity Recommendations for Government
Release Date: 08/11/2009

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released its final version of a publication that represents a major step toward … more

New Report on Improving Software Tools that Improve Software
Release Date: 07/14/2009

If the shiny new software on your computer or mobile phone runs without crashing, you may have another computer program to thank--a static … more

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