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Software Performance Project
Last Updated Date: 07/17/2014

The mission of the Software Performance project is to strengthen the scientific foundations of software performance measurement ("metrology for … more

Cybersecurity for Smart Grid Systems
Last Updated Date: 01/24/2014

Smart grid cybersecurity must address not only deliberate attacks, such as from disgruntled employees, industrial espionage, and terrorists, but … more

Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP)
Last Updated Date: 01/15/2013

On July 17, 1995, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) established the Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP) that … more

Cryptographic Algorithm Validation Program
Last Updated Date: 01/15/2013

The Cryptographic Algorithm Validation Program (CAVP) encompasses validation testing for FIPS-approved and NIST recommended cryptographic … more

Federal Desktop Core Configuration (FDCC)
Last Updated Date: 01/15/2013

The Federal Desktop Core Configuration (FDCC) is an OMB-mandated security configuration. The FDCC currently exists for Microsoft Windows Vista and … more

Biometric Standards Program and Resource Center
Last Updated Date: 01/15/2013

Supporting the national strategy on biometrics and the development of required biometric standards is the cornerstone of our program. We seek to … more

National Checklist Program
Last Updated Date: 01/15/2013

The National Checklist Program (NCP) is the U.S. government repository of publicly available security checklists (or benchmarks) that provide … more

Automated Combinatorial Testing for Software (ACTS)
Last Updated Date: 01/15/2013

Empirical evidence suggests that nearly all software errors are triggered by the interaction of one to six parameters. These results have … more

Usability and accessibility of Voting Systems
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2010

Directed by the Help America Vote Act of 2002 NIST has been working with the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) and Technical Guidelines … more

Digital Media Content
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2010

Digital Media Content performs research and develop open standards for content description technology to index and retrieve media contents, with … more

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