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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

Proposed Risk Management Guidelines Aim to Bolster Security of Federal ICT Supply Chains
Release Date: 06/03/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published a second public draft of Supply Chain Risk Management Practices for … more

Rush a Light Wave and You'll Break Its Data, say Scientists
Release Date: 05/29/2014

Quantum information can't break the cosmic speed limit, according to researchers* from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) … more

NIST Requests Public Comment on Proposed SHA-3 Cryptographic
Release Date: 05/29/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has requested public comments on its newly proposed "Secure Hash Algorithm-3" (SHA-3) … more

NIST Seeks Comments on Major Revision to Industrial Control Systems Security Guide
Release Date: 05/15/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued for public review and comment a proposed major update to its Guide to … more

NIST Digital Forensic Resource Honored with a National Innovation Award
Release Date: 05/15/2014

The National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Working Group is honoring NIST for a software archive that has proven highly valuable to … more

NIST RPKI Test and Measurement Tool
Release Date: 05/14/2014

 The NIST-developed RPKI-Monitor ( ) provides continuous test and measurement of the emerging Resource Public … more

Independent Committee Begins Review of NIST’s Cryptographic Material and Development Process
Release Date: 05/14/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced today that its primary advisory committee, the Visiting Committee on Advanced … more

New NIST Guidelines Aim to Help IT System Developers Build Security In From the Ground Up — Public Comments Welcomed
Release Date: 05/13/2014

A new initiative by computer security experts at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) seeks to bring widely recognized … more

NCCoE Seeks Vendors to Develop Model IT Asset Management System for Financial Services Companies
Release Date: 05/06/2014

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is seeking collaborators to provide products and technical expertise to create a model, … more

NIST Revises Guide to Use of Transport Layer Security (TLS) in Networks
Release Date: 04/30/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released an update to a document that helps computer administrators maintain the … more

Free NIST Web-Based Program Manages the App Vetting Workflow
Release Date: 04/22/2014

The first open source web application for managing the mobile app vetting process is available for free from the National Institute of Standards … more

NIST Conference Will Explore the Role of New Information Systems in Organizations, May 22, 2014
Release Date: 04/22/2014

Computers were once "just" tools to improve worker productivity, now information systems are recognized as an essential component of a successful … more

NIST Removes Cryptography Algorithm from Random Number Generator Recommendations
Release Date: 04/21/2014

Following a public comment period and review, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has removed a cryptographic algorithm from … more

Now You See It: Electromagnetically Induced Transparency in a Silicon Nitride Optomechanical Crystal
Release Date: 04/09/2014

Researchers from the  NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) have observed electromagnetically induced transparency at room … more

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