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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

NIST Seeks Public Input on Updated Smart Grid Cybersecurity Guidelines
Release Date: 10/25/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting public comments on the first revision to its guidelines for secure … more

NIST/JQI Team 'Gets the Edge' on Photon Transport in Silicon
Release Date: 10/22/2013

Scientists have a new way to edge around a difficult problem in quantum physics, now that a research team from the National Institute of Standards … more

NIST Releases Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework, Will Seek Comments
Release Date: 10/22/2013

The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today released its Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework … more

NCCoE Launches New Building Block
Release Date: 09/23/2013

REVISED NOV. 15, 2013: The comment period has been extended to January 17, 2014. Comments should be submitted to conmon-nccoe@nist.gov According … more

Grants to Two States Will Support Improved Access to Services and Reduce Fraud
Release Date: 09/23/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded more than $2 million in grants to the states of Pennsylvania and Michigan to … more

NIST Announces Five Grants to Pilot Trusted Identity Technologies
Release Date: 09/17/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced more than $7 million in grants to five organizations to fund pilot … more

NIST Awards Grants to Improve Online Security and Privacy
Release Date: 09/17/2013

The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced more than $7 million in grants to support … more

Cryptographic Standards Statement
Release Date: 09/10/2013

Recent news reports have questioned the cryptographic standards development process at NIST. We want to assure the IT cybersecurity community that … more

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