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Commerce Acting Under Secretary Encourages Business to take Active Role in Corporate Cyber Security
Release Date: 04/17/2015

The acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology today called on corporate CEOs and board members to take active roles in … more

NIST Requests Comments for Revising Its Electronic Authentication Guideline
Release Date: 04/14/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting public comment on a possible update of its 2012 Electronic Authentication … more

New Report: Online Identity Projects are Creating More Options for Businesses, Individuals
Release Date: 04/14/2015

Organizations and individuals have more options for securely and conveniently confirming identity online, thanks to a grant program that has been … more

NIST Tightens the Bounds on the Quantum Information 'Speed Limit'
Release Date: 04/14/2015

If you’re designing a new computer, you want it to solve problems as fast as possible. Just how fast is possible is an open question when it comes … more

Securing a Public Safety Broadband Network with Identity Management
Release Date: 04/14/2015

Th First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) , part of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), is building a … more

Vendors Sought to Develop Model System for Identity and Access Management for Financial Services Companies
Release Date: 04/06/2015

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is seeking collaborators on an effort to demonstrate an identity and access … more

NIST Request Comments on Its Big Data Framework Development
Release Date: 04/06/2015

As part of a major collaborative effort to develop a standard framework to make it easier for scientists to use "Big Data" sets in their work, the … more

NIST Calls for Final Comments on Guide to Protecting Sensitive Information on Nonfederal Systems
Release Date: 04/03/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting comments on the second and final draft of a guidance document for federal … more

NIST Invites Comments on Challenges in Protecting Consumer Data
Release Date: 04/02/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites the public to comment on a report from the Feb. 12, 2015, Executive Technical … more

Comments Sought on Access Control Building Block
Release Date: 04/02/2015

NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has posted a revised draft white paper that will inform projects aimed at helping … more

Federal Funding Opportunity Solicits Projects That Support Online Privacy
Release Date: 03/31/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is soliciting applications for funding pilot privacy-enhancing technologies that embrace … more

Spotlight on Commerce: Donna F. Dodson
Release Date: 03/27/2015

  Donna F. Dodson, Associate Director and Chief Cyber Security Advisor and Director, National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, Information … more

Lack of Effective Timing Signals Could Hamper ‘Internet of Things’ Development
Release Date: 03/19/2015

Our fast-approaching future of driverless cars and “smart” electrical grids will depend on billions of linked devices making decisions and … more

NIST 2015 SBIR Grants to Fund Research in Manufacturing, Clean Energy, Cybersecurity and Bioscience
Release Date: 03/11/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is offering to fund research projects … more

New NIST Tools to Help Boost Wireless Channel Frequencies and Capacity
Release Date: 02/18/2015

Smartphones and tablets are everywhere, which is great for communications but a growing burden on wireless channels. Forecasted huge increases in … more

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