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Face and Iris Testing
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2010

The Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) 2006 and the Iris Challenge Evaluation (ICE) 2006 are evaluations of face and iris recognition technology, … more

Research for Next Generation Biometric Measurements and Standards (NGBMS) for Identity Management
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2010

The long term goal of NGBMS is to fill a rapidly growing technology gap by developing new testing methodologies and standards for evaluating very … more

Measurement, Metrics, and Assurance
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2010

This Measurement, Metrics, and Assurance project focuses on measuring and assessing trustworthiness in software, systems and applications. It … more

Last Updated Date: 10/05/2010

Many enterprises have become driven by digital data, including manufacturing, engineering, and scientific domains.  With the ubiquity of Web … more

Computational Biology Project
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2010

Biological research today is facilitated by automation that provides instrumentation control and data acquisition. Researchers are now able to … more

Cryptographic Toolkit
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2010

The Computer Security Division's (CSD) Cryptographic Technology Group (CTG) is involved in the development, maintenance, and promotion of a number … more

Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2010

The Second Multiple Camera Single Person Tracking Challenge Evaluation (MCSPT) will be held in conjunction with the 7th Advanced Video and Signal … more

Security Content Automation Protocol
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2010

Currently, automation for vulnerability management, compliance management, and related software is sparse and typically functional only within one … more

Technical Security Guidance Program
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2010

Security is becoming increasingly complicated and difficult both on technical grounds and on policy grounds. Technically, Federal agencies and … more

Security for Internet Systems and IETF
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2010

The field of security metrology is early in its development. Organizations collect many individual measures, but often do not understand how to … more

Combinatorial Methods for Software
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2010

Most security vulnerabilities arise from flaws in software implementation, and are difficult to discover because they are often triggered by … more

Ontology for Mapping Platform Configuration in Security Properties
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2010

E-commerce transactions use client server applications that involve a service requestor and one or more service providers. To obtain assurance … more

Atomic Wavefunctions
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2010

NIST scientists are actively developing new algorithms for extremely high-accuracy computation of non-relativistic eigenstates of … more

Foundations of Measurement Science for Information Systems
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2010

There are no metrics today which can accurately assess the reliability of large-scale information systems either before or after deployment. In … more

Mathematics of Metrology: Foundation and Applications
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2010

We are developing fundamental mathematical methods and analytical tools necessary for NIST to continue as a world-class metrology institute, and … more

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