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Information Technology

Overview

Advancing the state-of-the-art in IT in such applications as cyber security and biometrics, NIST accelerates the development and deployment of systems that are reliable, usable, interoperable, and secure; advances measurement science through innovations in mathematics, statistics, and computer science; and conducts research to develop the measurements and standards infrastructure for emerging information technologies and applications.

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Health IT at NIST - Program Overview

NIST's mission is to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance

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ITL researchers realize that visualization of scientific data can provide an understanding of the phenomenon or data being studied. Visualization can be

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Trustworthy AI: A Conversation with NIST's Chuck Romine

Artificial Intelligence (AI) promises to grow the economy and improve our lives, but with these benefits, it also brings new risks that society is grappling with. How can we be sure this new technology is not just innovative and helpful, but also trustworthy, unbiased, and resilient in the face of attack? We sat down with NIST Information Technology Lab Director Chuck Romine to learn how
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NIST Shares Key Practices in Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management Based on Observations from Industry

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New NIST Framework Strives for Cleaner, More Secure Power Grid

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NIST Finalizes Cybersecurity Guidance for Positioning, Navigation and Timing Systems

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Upcoming Events

Third PQC Standardization Conference

Mon, Jun 7 2021, 11:00am - Wed, Jun 9 2021, 3:00pm EDT
The NIST Post-Quantum Cryptography Standardization Process has entered the third phase, in which 7 third round finalists