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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) is one of NIST’s six research laboratories. ITL focuses on IT measurements, testing, and standards, and 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

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

Events

AI Metrology Colloquia Series

Thu, Feb 29 2024, 12:00 - 1:00pm EST
As a follow-on to the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine workshop on Assessing and Improving AI

Fifth PQC Standardization Conference

Wed, Apr 10 2024, 9:00am - Fri, Apr 12 2024, 5:00pm EDT
FULL CONFERENCE DETAILS NIST plans to hold the 5 th NIST PQC Standardization Conference from April 10-12, 2024 , in

Awards

Ram Sriram named 2023 ACM Fellow

Congratulations to Ram D. Sriram (SSD) who has been named a 2023 ACM Fellow . According to ACM, “ACM is proud to include nearly 110,000

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