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

A greenhouse gas monitoring program developed by scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and several collaborating … 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

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

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