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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

NIST, IAPP Host Privacy Engineering Workshop in September 2014
Release Date: 08/12/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will hold its second Privacy Engineering Workshop in San Jose, Calif., Sept. 15 and 16, … more

NIST Therapy for Ultraviolet Laser Beams: Hydrogen-treated Fibers
Release Date: 08/11/2014

To make a better optical fiber for transmitting laser beams, the first idea that comes to mind is probably not a nice long hydrogen bath. … more

NIST 'Global City Teams Challenge' to Create Smart Cities
Release Date: 08/05/2014

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and several partners today are kicking off the year-long … more

Updated NIST Guide Provides Computer Security Assessment Procedures for Core Security Controls
Release Date: 08/01/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued for public comment a draft update of its primary guide to assessing the … more

Registration Opens for the Next Cybersecurity Framework Workshop
Release Date: 07/31/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will hold a workshop  on the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure … more

NIST, HHS Sponsor 7th Annual Conference on Healthcare Information Security
Release Date: 07/29/2014

The seventh annual “Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security” conference will be held September 23-24, 2014, in … more

Digital Crime-Fighters Face Technical Challenges with Cloud Computing
Release Date: 07/14/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued for public review and comment a draft report summarizing 65 challenges that … more

NIST Advisory Group Releases Report on Cryptography Expertise and Standards Process
Release Date: 07/14/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)'s primary external advisory board today released a report calling for the agency to … more

Supreme Court Cites NIST Mobile Forensics Guide in Ruling on Cell Phone Searches
Release Date: 07/01/2014

As digital technology transforms 21st century life, questions about privacy rights abound. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on one such question in … more

NIST Seeks Members for Three New Cloud Computing Working Groups
Release Date: 06/23/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cloud Computing Program (NCCP) is forming three public working groups to provide … more

NIST to Establish New Centers of Excellence for Work in Forensics, Disaster Resilience
Release Date: 06/13/2014

Officials at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have announced plans to establish two new research Centers of Excellence to … more

The Internet's Next Big Idea: Connecting People, Information, and Things
Release Date: 06/11/2014

Blog by Chris Greer, Senior Executive for Cyber-Physical Systems at the National Institute of Standards and Technology In the early 1990s, a Web … more

NIST: Performance of Facial Recognition Software Continues to Improve
Release Date: 06/03/2014

Who is that stranger in your social media photo? A click on the face reveals the name in seconds, almost as soon as you can identify your best … more

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