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Protecting the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure
Release Date: 06/20/2013

Guest blog post by Patrick Gallagher , Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and Director, National Institute of Standards and … more

NIST Publishes Draft Cloud Computing Security Document for Comment
Release Date: 06/11/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published a draft document on security for cloud computing as used in the federal … more

First Observation of Spin Hall Effect in a Quantum Gas Is Step Toward 'Atomtronics'
Release Date: 06/05/2013

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have reported* the first observation of the "spin Hall effect" in a … more

NIST Posts Initial Analysis of RFI Comments on Cybersecurity Framework for Critical Infrastructure
Release Date: 05/16/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has posted an initial analysis of hundreds of comments submitted by industry and the … more

NIST Issues Major Revision of Core Computer Security Guide: SP 800-53
Release Date: 04/30/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the fourth revision of the government's foundational computer security … more

Second Cybersecurity Infrastructure Framework Workshop Gathers May 29-31, 2013
Release Date: 04/25/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is holding the second of four planned workshops to develop a voluntary framework to … more

NIST Announces Plan to Sponsor First Cybersecurity FFRDC
Release Date: 04/22/2013

To help the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) address industry's needs most efficiently, the National Institute of Standards and … more

Eleven Companies Join as Partners in National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence
Release Date: 04/17/2013

In a ceremony on April 15, 2013, 11 major companies formally established partnerships with the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence … more

Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Workshop Video Available On Demand
Release Date: 04/17/2013

The video of the April 3, 2013, Cybersecurity Framework Workshop convened by the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) is now … more

May Conference to Discuss Safeguarding Health Information Through HIPAA Security
Release Date: 04/17/2013

The sixth annual “Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security” conference will meet on May 21 and 22, 2013, at the … more

NIST to Host Symposium on 'Ontology Evaluation' May 2-3, 2013
Release Date: 04/17/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is hosting a symposium on how to develop and evaluate “ontologies”—formal, … more

Industry Partners Join the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence
Release Date: 04/15/2013

ROCKVILLE, Md. — In recognition of the critical need to protect private-sector intellectual property and other valuable business data from a … more

NFI Publishes White Paper on Trends, Challenges and Strategy in Forensic Science
Release Date: 04/09/2013

The role of forensic science throughout the world is changing due to recent technological development. Whereas forensic science has traditionally … more

NIST Guides Seek Interoperability for Automated Fingerprint ID Systems
Release Date: 03/20/2013

A new set of publications from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) could make it easier, faster, and most importantly, more … more

NIST Panel Expands Recommendations for Use of Electronic Health Records in Pediatrics
Release Date: 03/05/2013

To speed development and adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) for pediatrics, a group of experts from industry, academia and government … more

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