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NIST Seeks Comments on Cybersecurity Framework Use, Potential Updates and Future Management
Release Date: 12/10/2015

*Feb. 9, 2016, update: The deadline for this RFI has been extended to Feb. 23, 2016. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is … more

Small Business Have a Role in Community Resilience
Release Date: 11/24/2015

Guest blog post by Stephen A. Cauffman , Manager, NIST Community Resilience Program Keep the doors open, equipment running and orders coming in. … more

November OSAC Newsletter
Release Date: 11/24/2015

The Organization of Scientific Area Committees for Forensic Science (OSAC) has released its November 2015 monthly newsletter to communicate … more

Hazards Shouldn’t Lead to Disasters: NIST Releases New Community Resilience Planning Guide
Release Date: 10/29/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today issued the Community Resilience … more

OSAC Recruiting Applicants for New Crime Scene Subcommittee
Release Date: 10/29/2015

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R&D by NIST and Partners Yields New Standard for Safer Ambulances
Release Date: 09/22/2015

Thanks to a newly updated standard for ambulance design based on research and development by the National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

Who, What, WHEN: Determining the Age of Fingerprints
Release Date: 08/24/2015

Watch the imprint of a tire track in soft mud, and it will slowly blur, the ridges of the pattern gradually flowing into the valleys. Researchers … more

U.S. Departments of Justice and Commerce Name Six Experts as New Members of National Commission on Forensic Science
Release Date: 08/06/2015

DOJ Contact:  Office of Public Affairs, 202-514-2007  The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National … more

NIST Releases SHA-3 Cryptographic Hash Standard
Release Date: 08/05/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the final version of its " Secure Hash Algorithm-3 " standard, a … more

New Shellfish Reference Material Will Help Monitor Oceans’ Radioactive Contamination
Release Date: 08/04/2015

A new reference material that will help laboratories accurately measure radioactive contamination in seawater is now available from the National … more

NIST and NTIA Seek Industry Partners for Public Safety Communications Test Bed
Release Date: 07/14/2015

The Commerce Department’s Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) program is signing up a new round of industry collaborators for the test … more

NIST Taps Experts in Business Continuity, Network Disaster Recovery for Community Resilience Efforts
Release Date: 06/30/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has named experts in business continuity planning and the post-disaster recovery of … more

Gates Foundation Rep Visits PML Vaccine Transport Lab
Release Date: 06/26/2015

PML’s Michal Chojnacky (left) giving a tour of her vaccine thermometry lab to the Gates Foundation’s Stephen Hadley. This month, a representative … more

NIST Revises Key Computer Security Publication on Random Number Generation
Release Date: 06/25/2015

In response to public concerns about cryptographic security, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has formally revised its … more

Research Roadmap Traces the Path to ‘Smart’ Fire Fighting
Release Date: 06/18/2015

Interconnected technologies can help to reduce nation's fire toll   When responding to the more than 1.2 million blazes reported annually, the … more

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