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Evaluations Aim to Advance Translation Technology
Release Date: 07/20/2007

Wartime military patrols and civilian encounters can be especially dangerous if neither group understands the other’s language. To help American … more

Computer Guide May Boost Security Testing Efficiency
Release Date: 06/08/2007

Providing strong security for complex federal information systems is a challenging job. But now there’s a new version of a draft guide* for … more

New Quantum Key System Combines Speed, Distance
Release Date: 06/08/2007

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have built a prototype high-speed quantum key distribution (QKD) system, … more

Fiftieth Anniversary of First Digital Image Marked
Release Date: 05/24/2007

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NIST Issues Guidelines for Ensuring RFID Security
Release Date: 04/26/2007

Gaithersburg, MD – Retailers, manufacturers, hospitals, federal agencies and other organizations planning to use radio frequency identification … more

NIST Issues Draft IPv6 Technical Profile
Release Date: 02/01/2007

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) yesterday issued a draft profile that will assist federal agencies in developing plans … more

Participants Wanted for 2007 Text Retrieval Trials
Release Date: 12/21/2006

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking participants for its upcoming Text Retrieval Conference—TREC 2007. Since … more

Tool Helps Write Rules for XML Communication
Release Date: 12/21/2006

If you have done an Internet search, bought anything from a Web site or subscribed to a news alert service, chances are you used a special … more

December 21, 2006
Release Date: 12/21/2006

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a revised version of Recommended Security Controls for Federal Information … more

December Workshop Focuses on Advancing Telemedicine
Release Date: 11/22/2006

Telemedicine, the electronic exchange of medical information, can have a tremendous impact on the accessibility, quality and cost of healthcare. … more

Steven Bellovin to Receive NIST/NSA Security Award
Release Date: 11/09/2006

Steven M. Bellovin, a pioneer researcher on network security, will be presented with the 2007 National Information Systems Security Award by the … more

2006 Machine Translation Evaluation Results Posted
Release Date: 11/09/2006

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has posted at the results of the NIST 2006 Machine … more

NIST Issues Info Security Primer for Managers
Release Date: 11/09/2006

Heads of federal agencies, chief information officers and any manager who needs a broad overview on information security practices will be … more

New Web-based System Leads to Better, More Timely Data
Release Date: 10/26/2006

After two years of work, an innovative project using Web-based technologies to speed researcher access to a large body of new scientific data has … more

Vulnerability Database Hits 20,000 Software-Flaw Mark
Release Date: 10/26/2006

Established just a little over a year ago, the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD) now … more

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