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Information Technology Laboratory

WELCOME TO THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LABORATORY

ITL’s Purpose | Cultivating Trust in IT and Metrology

The Information Technology Laboratory (ITL), one of six research laboratories within the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), is a globally recognized and trusted source of high-quality, independent, and unbiased research and data. ITL’s mission, to cultivate trust in information technology (IT) and metrology, is accomplished using its world-class measurement and testing facilities and encompassing a wide range of areas of computer science, mathematics, statistics, and systems engineering.

This non-regulatory role, along with ITL’s deep technical expertise in all fields of information technology, helps increase trust in IT worldwide.  

ITL Newsletters

Published bimonthly, the ITL Newsletter features news articles on ITL's programs, projects, activities, and accomplishments. It announces selected new ITL publications and describes upcoming technical conferences and workshops. 

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ITL BULLETINS

Published monthly, the ITL Bulletin focuses on ITL’s research and collaborative activities in cybersecurity. It often announces new ITL publications in information security and gives an overview of the research contained within.

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News and Updates

NIST Asks A.I. to Explain Itself

It’s a question that many of us encounter in childhood: “Why did you do that?” As artificial intelligence (AI) begins making more consequential decisions that

Making the DNA Melt Curve More Accurate

DNA is not only the blueprint of life; it has become the backbone for making tiny structures that can be inserted into the human body to diagnose and treat

Events

NIST Vehicle Teleoperation Forum

Fri, Nov 13 2020, 9:00am - 5:00pm EST
Join NIST on Friday, November 13, 2020 for a full day virtual forum designed to bring leaders industry, academia, and

Industry Impacts

Software Usability

Companies in every industry need software that their employees and customers can easily learn to use without error, but for years there was no way for them to

Wireless Infusion Pump Security

Infusion pumps were once standalone instruments that interacted only with the patient or medical provider. With technological improvements designed to enhance

Awards

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