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NIST Seeks Comments on New Project Aimed at Ensuring Data Integrity
Release Date: 11/24/2015

Businesses face a near-constant threat of destructive malware, ransomware and malicious insider activities that can alter or destroy critical … more

NIST Announces Winners of Its First-Ever App Challenge
Release Date: 11/18/2015

GAITHERSBURG, Md.—The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced the winners of the Reference Data Challenge , the … more

NIST Offers Guidance on Using Technology to Prevent Intrusions, Malware
Release Date: 11/05/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published a guide to deploying automated application whitelisting to help thwart … more

NIST Invites Comments on Practice Guide for Improving Mobile Device Security
Release Date: 11/04/2015

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) requests comments on a draft guide to help organizations better secure and manage their … more

NIST to Support Cybersecurity Jobs “Heat Map” to Highlight Employer Needs and Worker Skills
Release Date: 10/27/2015

WASHINGTON, DC – As part of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s “Skills for Business” initiative, the National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

NIST Seeks Comments on Guide to Help Financial Services Sector Manage IT Assets
Release Date: 10/26/2015

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) invites comments on a draft practice guide designed to help financial services companies … more

NIST Seeks Comments on New Project Aimed at Protecting Privacy Online
Release Date: 10/22/2015

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), in partnership with the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace National … more

NIST’s Ron Ross Wins Three Top Awards for Advancing Cybersecurity
Release Date: 10/14/2015

October is yielding a bumper crop of honors for National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Fellow Ron Ross. Considered the father of … more

NIST Tackles Email Security with a Two-Faceted Approach
Release Date: 10/06/2015

Email. The modern working world cannot exist without it, but hackers exploit this vital service to steal money and valuable information. The … more

NIST Seeks Comments on Guidance for Protecting Access to Information Systems
Release Date: 09/30/2015

As part of its efforts to provide practical solutions to real-world cybersecurity challenges, the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence … more

Study Reveals Forensic Facial Examiners Can Be Near Perfect
Release Date: 09/28/2015

In what might be the first face-off of its kind, trained forensics examiners from the FBI and law enforcement agencies worldwide were far more … more

Pilot Projects to Improve Cybersecurity, Reduce Online Theft
Release Date: 09/21/2015

The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced it will award nearly $3.7 million for … more

NIST Releases Draft Framework to Help ‘Cyber Physical Systems’ Developers
Release Date: 09/18/2015

Unmanned vehicles, “intelligent” buildings, your cell phone, the fitness bracelet on your wrist—all of these are cyber-physical systems (CPS). … more

NCCoE Seeks Comments on Revised Software Asset Management Building Block
Release Date: 09/16/2015

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at NIST has revised the draft white paper describing a "building block" that will help … more

NIST ‘Global City Teams Challenge’ Aims to Create Smart Cities
Release Date: 09/15/2015

The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and several partners are launching a new effort to bring … more

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