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Stirred, Then Shaken: NIST Atomtronic Study May Pave the Way for New Devices
Release Date: 02/19/2014

While pursuing the goal of turning a cloud of ultracold atoms into a completely new kind of circuit element, physicists at the National Institute … more

NIST Releases Cybersecurity Framework Version 1.0
Release Date: 02/12/2014

To help organizations charged with providing the nation's financial, energy, health care and other critical systems better protect their … more

NIST to Hold Cryptographic Key Management Workshop March 4-5
Release Date: 02/11/2014

A workshop aimed at improving federal cryptographic key management systems will be held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

NIST March Meeting Showcases Advanced Technologies to Help Manage the Nation's Infrastructure
Release Date: 01/29/2014

Tiny, self-powered sensors that can be embedded in bridge structures and networked wirelessly to continuously monitor the structure's health. … more

Quantum Physics Could Make Secure, Single-Use Computer Memories Possible
Release Date: 01/14/2014

Computer security systems may one day get a boost from quantum physics, as a result of recent research from the National Institute of Standards … more

NIST Seeks Input in Advance of Request for Proposals to Support National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence
Release Date: 12/26/2013

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is inviting comments on a Partial Draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for a contractor to … more

31,558,149,764 Milliseconds in Review: NIST in 2013
Release Date: 12/17/2013

Milestones on the way to quantum computing. A landmark study of how communities can better prepare for tornadoes. Publication of a draft … more

2014 Cybersecurity Forum to Focus on Trusted Computing, Security Automation and Information Sharing
Release Date: 12/17/2013

The 2014 Cybersecurity Innovation Forum, to be held January 28-30, 2014, at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md., will focus on the … more

A Frequency Conversion Interface to the Telecommunications Band Using Nanophotonics
Release Date: 12/17/2013

As shown in the schematic, in frequency downconversion, an input signal at 980 nm is frequency shifted to the 1550 nm wavelength band through the … more

Trusted Identities to Secure Critical Infrastructure
Release Date: 12/09/2013

Every week seems to bring news of yet another website hacked, user accounts compromised, or personal data stolen or misused. Just recently, many … more

Three NIST IT Staff Named To Top 15 "Forward-Thinking People in Government IT" List
Release Date: 12/03/2013

Three employees in the Information Technology Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) were chosen as among top … more

Comments on Updated Guidance for Role-Based IT Security Training for Federal Employees Requested by Nov. 30
Release Date: 11/20/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting comments on its updated draft publication on information technology and … more

Not Just a Pretty Face: Bodies Provide Important Cues for Recognizing People
Release Date: 11/05/2013

Computer recognition of people has focused almost exclusively on faces, but a new study suggests it may be time to take additional information … more

NIST Fellow Ron Ross Honored With Inaugural McNulty Information Security Leadership Award
Release Date: 11/05/2013

National Institute for Standards a Technology (NIST) Fellow Ron Ross has been awarded the inaugural Lynn F. McNulty Tribute U.S. Government … more

White House Blog: Seeking Cybersecurity Framework Comments
Release Date: 10/30/2013

U.S. national and economic security depends on the reliable functioning of critical infrastructure. In recognition of that dependence, President … more

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