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Filling the Gap: NIST Document to Protect Federal Information in Nonfederal Information Systems
Release Date: 11/18/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published for public review draft recommendations to ensure the confidentiality of … more

Cyber Security: Your Mother Was Right, Sharing is Good, And NIST Has Some Help on How
Release Date: 11/10/2014

Time is not your friend when your information systems are under cyber attack, but sharing threat information before, during, and after an attack … more

2014 Cybersecurity Education Meeting Emphasizes Presidential Ready to Work Initiative
Release Date: 11/04/2014

The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education ( NICE ) is hosting its fifth annual workshop November 5-6, 2014, in Columbia, Md. The theme … more

UMD and NIST Announce the Creation of the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science
Release Date: 10/31/2014

Abby Robinson , UMD 301-405-4575 Center researchers aim to understand how quantum systems can store, transport, process information The University … more

NIST's Cloud Computing Roadmap Details Research Requirements and Action Plans
Release Date: 10/22/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the final version of the US Government Cloud Computing Technology Roadmap, … more

NIST Awards Contract to MITRE to Support Cybersecurity Center of Excellence
Release Date: 09/24/2014

Initial Tasks under IDIQ Contract Total $29 Million to Operate Newly Established Federally Funded Research and Development Center The U.S. … more

NCCoE Seeks Comments on Mobile Device Security Building Block
Release Date: 09/17/2014

NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has posted a revised draft of a building block to help enterprises address security … more

Three Pilot Projects Receive Grants to Improve Online Security and Privacy
Release Date: 09/17/2014

The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced nearly $3 million in grants that will … more

NIST Megacities Carbon Project Named 'Project to Watch' by United Nations
Release Date: 09/15/2014

A greenhouse gas field measurement research program developed by scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and … more

NIST Announces FY 2014 Small Business Innovation Research Awards
Release Date: 09/15/2014

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded more than $2.2 million in Phase I and Phase II … more

NIST Helps Develop New Standard for Microsensor Technology
Release Date: 09/09/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has contributed to the development of a new standard for defining the performance of … more

New Forensic Subcommittee on Digital Evidence Added to Organization of Scientific Area Committees
Release Date: 09/08/2014

Digital evidence, one of the fastest growing areas of forensic science, will now have its own subcommittee in the National Institute of Standards … more

NIST Team Honored for Work on Military Smartphone Apps, Security
Release Date: 09/03/2014

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers have earned a 2014 GCN Award for Information Technology Excellence * for … more

NIST Seeks Info on User Experiences with Cybersecurity Framework
Release Date: 08/22/2014

Six months ago , the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released version 1.0 of its voluntary Framework for Improving Critical … more

NIST Vetting Guide Helps in Testing Mobile Apps to Learn What They Really Do
Release Date: 08/20/2014

While many mobile device apps such as a calendar or collaboration tools are very handy and can improve productivity, they can also introduce … more

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