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Federal ID Credential Security Standard Strengthens Authentication, Extends To Mobile Devices
Release Date: 09/05/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued an updated version of the standard specification Personal Identification … more

Learn About Navigating the National Cybersecurity Education Interstate Highway at NIST, Sept. 17-19
Release Date: 09/03/2013

The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) is hosting its fourth annual “Shaping the Future of Cybersecurity Education Workshop” … more

NIST October Workshop to Explore Intersection of Cloud Computing and Mobility
Release Date: 09/03/2013

As part of its ongoing cloud computing forum and workshop series, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is hosting “The … more

NIST Study Advances Use of Iris Images as a Long-Term Form of Identification
Release Date: 08/20/2013

A new report * by biometric researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) uses data from thousands of frequent … more

Two Updated Guides Provide Latest NIST Recommendations for System Patches, Malware Avoidance
Release Date: 08/20/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has updated two of its series of computer security guides to help computer system … more

Two NIST Standards Experts Are Honored With 2013 ANSI Leadership and Service Awards
Release Date: 08/20/2013

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has recognized two staff members from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) … more

13 Companies Receive 2013 NIST Small Business Innovation Research Awards
Release Date: 08/06/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced more than $2.3 million in Phase I and Phase II Small Business Innovation … more

Next Workshop on Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Framework is in Dallas, Sept. 11, 2013
Release Date: 08/05/2013

Registration is now open for the fourth in a series of workshops to bring together representatives from government, industry and academia to … more

The National Cybersecurity Center Seeks Comments on Energy Industry Security Scenarios
Release Date: 07/25/2013

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology is inviting industry to help address … more

NIST Releases Updates to Digital Signature Standard
Release Date: 07/23/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a revision to the digital standard used to ensure the integrity of … more

Who Are You? NIST Biometric Publication Provides Two New Ways to Tell Quickly
Release Date: 07/12/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a new publication that broadens agency security options for Personal Identity … more

NIST Releases Draft Outline of Cybersecurity Framework for Critical Infrastructure
Release Date: 07/02/2013

As part of its efforts to develop a voluntary framework to improve cybersecurity in the nation's critical infrastructure, the National Institute … more

NIST Calls for Suggestions to Speed Computer Incident Teams Responses
Release Date: 06/28/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a Request for Information (RFI)* seeking guidance for a new special … more

Revised Security Guidelines Provide Strategy for Government Mobile Device Management
Release Date: 06/25/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published a mobile device management guide for federal agencies seeking secure … more

NIST Seeks Private-Sector Input at Cybersecurity Framework Workshop
Release Date: 06/20/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has opened registration for its 3rd Cybersecurity Framework Workshop, to be held July … more

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