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How Secure Is Your Network? NIST Model Knows
Release Date: 07/22/2008

Data breaches are a recurring nightmare for IT managers responsible for securing not only their company’s confidential data, but possibly also … more

New NIST Pub Can Help IT Managers Assess Security Controls
Release Date: 07/09/2008

A new publication released by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on June 30 can help information system managers negotiate … more

Software Helps Developers Get Started with PIV Cards
Release Date: 07/09/2008

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed two demonstration software packages that show how Personal Identity … more

Wake-Up Call: Draft Security Pub Looks at Cell Phones, PDAs
Release Date: 07/09/2008

In recent years cell phones and PDAs—“Personal Digital Assistants”—have exploded in power, performance and features. They now often boast expanded … more

Physicists Produce Quantum-Entangled Images
Release Date: 06/24/2008

In this photo montage of actual quantum images, two laser beams coming from the bright glare in the distance transmit images of a cat-like face at … more

Physicists Produce Quantum-Entangled Images -- Convenient, Versatile Technique Could Provide New Tool for Quantum Information, Better Optical Measurements
Release Date: 06/12/2008

In this photo montage of actual quantum images, two laser beams coming from the bright glare in the distance transmit images of a cat-like face at … more

Text Retrieval Trials Focus on Searching Blogs and Legal Documents
Release Date: 05/28/2008

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking participants for its next Text Retrieval Conference—TREC 2008. TREC is an … more

Two for One: NIST Design Enables More Cost Effective Quantum Key Distribution
Release Date: 05/28/2008

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a simpler and potentially lower-cost method for … more

NIST Tool Helps Internet Master Top-level Domains
Release Date: 05/13/2008

At the request of a worldwide Internet organization, a computer scientist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) developed … more

Comments Requested on Risk Management Publication
Release Date: 04/15/2008

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the second public draft of NIST Special Publication 800-39, Managing Risk … more

Michael D. Schroeder to Receive NIST/NSA Security Award
Release Date: 04/01/2008

Michael D. Schroeder, a pioneer researcher in computer security, will be presented with the 2008 National Computer Systems Security Award by the … more

New NIST Publication Recommends Best Fits Between Federal ‘Locks’ and ‘Keys’
Release Date: 04/01/2008

Federal agencies have begun issuing a secure form of government-wide ID known as the Personal Identity Verification (PIV) card, mandated in 2004 … more

Software Tackles Production Line Machine ‘Cyclic Jitters’
Release Date: 04/01/2008

Electronic commands passed from machine to machine over data networks increasingly drive today’s precisely timed and sequenced manufacturing … more

NIST Shows On-card Fingerprint Match Is Secure, Speedy
Release Date: 04/01/2008

A fingerprint identification technology for use in Personal Identification Verification (PIV) cards that offers improved protection from identity … more

NIST Votes for U.S. Approval of the Modified Office Open XML Standard
Release Date: 03/18/2008

The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has voted for U.S. approval of a modified version of the proposed … more

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