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NIST Hosts September Meeting on Protecting Health Info Through HIPAA Security
Release Date: 07/27/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is hosting “ Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA … more

Comments Requested on Draft Guide for Keeping Medical Information Secure on Mobile Devices
Release Date: 07/23/2015

Gaithersburg, MD — The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has released a draft for public comment of the first guide in a new … more

NIST and NTIA Seek Industry Partners for Public Safety Communications Test Bed
Release Date: 07/14/2015

The Commerce Department’s Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) program is signing up a new round of industry collaborators for the test … more

NCCoE Launches Building Blocks for Email Security and PIV Credentials
Release Date: 07/02/2015

NIST's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has proposed two new building blocks, one to help organizations improve the security of … more

NIST Revises Key Computer Security Publication on Random Number Generation
Release Date: 06/25/2015

In response to public concerns about cryptographic security, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has formally revised its … more

NIST Publishes Final Guidelines for Protecting Sensitive Government Information Held by Contractors
Release Date: 06/19/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the final version of its guidance for federal agencies to ensure that … more

Research Roadmap Traces the Path to ‘Smart’ Fire Fighting
Release Date: 06/18/2015

Interconnected technologies can help to reduce nation's fire toll   When responding to the more than 1.2 million blazes reported annually, the … more

NIST’s NextGen PIV Card Strengthens Security and Authentication
Release Date: 06/16/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has updated its technical specifications and guidance for the next generation of “smart” … more

Learn About the State of Federal Cloud Computing at NIST, July 7-10, 2015
Release Date: 06/16/2015

The Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop VIII will be held July 7-10, 2015, at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in … more

Lockheed Martin Study: NIST Computational Tool Improves Product Testing and Saves Money
Release Date: 06/10/2015

Lockheed Martin, the global security and aerospace company, estimates that widely used software testing methods developed at the National … more

Nothing Says You Like a Tattoo: NIST Workshop Considers Ways to Improve Tattoo Recognition
Release Date: 06/08/2015

An international group of experts from industry, academia and government gathered today at the National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

NIST Releases Update of Industrial Control Systems Security Guide
Release Date: 06/05/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the second revision to its Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security … more

NIST Director Willie May Comments on the Global City Teams Challenge Expo
Release Date: 06/02/2015

NIST Director Willie May shown at the June 1, 2015, event in Washington D.C. together with Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima … more

NIST Requests Comments on a Draft Privacy Risk Management Framework
Release Date: 06/02/2015

Note: The deadline for submitting comments on NISTIR 8062 has been extended to July 31, 2015.   Innovations in cloud computing, big data and … more

New NIST Center of Excellence to Improve Statistical Analysis of Forensic Evidence
Release Date: 05/26/2015

As part of a national collaborative effort to strengthen the scientific basis for forensic evidence used in the criminal justice system, the U.S. … more

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