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NIST Industry Impacts on ITL Research

NIST’s cybersecurity and privacy activities strengthen the security of the digital environment. NIST’s sustained outreach efforts support the effective application of standards and best practices enabling the adoption of practical cybersecurity and privacy.


NIST’s activities help enable secure, reliable, high-speed wireless and wireline communications critical to U.S. economic competitiveness, safety and security. NIST is committed to helping solve the measurement and validation challenges of fast-moving fields including “internet of things” (IoT) applications, drones and future artificial intelligence/machine learning-based systems.

Created March 20, 2018, Updated October 17, 2019