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Five Pilot Projects Receive Grants to Promote Online Security and Privacy
Release Date: 09/20/2012

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced more than $9 million in grant awards to … more

Register For Forensics@NIST
Release Date: 09/19/2012

  Online registration is now open for Forensics@NIST 2012, a three-day symposium on cutting-edge forensic science research being performed at … more

New NIST Publication Provides Guidance for Computer Security Risk Assessments
Release Date: 09/18/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a final version of its risk assessment guidelines that can provide senior … more

October Workshop to Consider Future of Information and Communication Technology Supply Chain Risk Management
Release Date: 09/18/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host a workshop at its Gaithersburg, Md., headquarters October 15 and16, 2012, to … more

Security First: New NIST Guidelines on Securing BIOS for Servers
Release Date: 08/21/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting comments on new draft guidelines for securing BIOS systems for server … more

NIST Co-Sponsors the 2012 Biometrics Consortium Conference
Release Date: 08/21/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will co-sponsor the 2012 Biometric Consortium Conference (BCC 2012), September 18-21, … more

NIST Shows New Device Could Improve Fiber-Optic Quantum Data Transmission
Release Date: 08/08/2012

Tests performed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) show that a new method for splitting photon beams could overcome a … more

Updated NIST Guide is a How-To for Dealing With Computer Security Incidents
Release Date: 08/08/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the final version of its guide for managing computer security incidents. … more

Steering Group for Identity Ecosystem Hosts First Meeting
Release Date: 08/08/2012

The Identity Ecosystem Steering Group Kickoff Meeting to support the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) will be held … more

NIST Updates Guidance on Network Attacks and Malware
Release Date: 07/25/2012

Detecting and stopping malicious attacks on computer networks is a central focus of computer security these days. The National Institute of … more

Software Features and Inherent Risks: NIST's Guide to Rating Software Vulnerabilities from Misuse
Release Date: 07/25/2012

A new guide from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) describes a "scoring system" that computer security managers can use to … more

Healthcare IT Accreditations Announced by NVLAP
Release Date: 07/18/2012

The National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) announces the accreditation of five laboratories in the HIT LAP. Information … more

NIST Releases Test Framework for Upgrading Smart Electrical Meters
Release Date: 07/11/2012

Next-generation "smart" electrical meters for residential and commercial buildings will have computerized operating systems just as laptops or … more

NIST Releases Second Draft of Federal ID Credential Security Standard for Comment
Release Date: 07/11/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the second-round draft version of its updated security standard for … more

NIST Issues Guidance for Pediatric Electronic Health Records
Release Date: 07/11/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a guide to help improve the design of electronic health records for … more

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