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NIST’s Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board Names New Chair
Release Date: 04/29/2016

Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology andNational Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Director Willie E. May today … more

NIST Awards First Entrepreneurship Grant
Release Date: 04/28/2016

During his postdoctoral fellowship at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Chris Brown designed a lens system that has the … more

NIST Kicks Off Effort to Defend Encrypted Data from Quantum Computer Threat
Release Date: 04/28/2016

If an exotic quantum computer is invented that could break the codes we depend on to protect confidential electronic information, what will we do … more

Conferences and Events
Western Regional Assurance Program (WRAP)
May 2-5, 2016

This is an annual training session for metrologists from Western Regional Assurance Program (WRAP). NIST Handbook 143, Section 5.2, Table 2 notes … more

Genome Editing Standards Workshop
May 2, 2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host a special workshop in partnership with the American Society of Gene and Cell … more

Random Bit Generation Workshop 2016
May 2-3, 2016

Cryptography and security applications make extensive use of random numbers and random bits, particularly for the generation of cryptographic … more