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Advancing the state-of-the-art in IT in such applications as cyber security and biometrics, the National Institute of Standards and Technology accelerates the development and deployment of systems that are reliable, usable, interoperable, and secure; advances measurement science through innovations in mathematics, statistics, and computer science; and conducts research to develop the measurements and standards infrastructure for emerging information technologies and applications.

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Federal Information Systems Security Educators' Association (FISSEA)

The Federal Information Systems Security Educators' Association (FISSEA), founded in 1987, is an organization run by and for information systems … more

Public Safety Communications

To provide the public safety community with a better understanding of what to expect from new and emerging networking technologies, and accelerate … more

U.S. Tag for ISO/TC 276: Biotechnology

Coordination of national and international standards activities is critical to ensuring that international standards advancement moves in a … more

Smart Grid

While there is a clear need for communication networks supporting reliable information transfer between the various entities in the electric grid, … more

Strain Mapping and Simulation

We employ combined measurement and modeling to enhance understanding and capability of nanoscale strain-mapping via super-resolution confocal … more

Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP)

On July 17, 1995, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) established the Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP) that … more

Software
Simulation tool for P25 ISSI protocols

The P25 ISSI Simulation Tool is designed to allow Public Safety users to analyze and to understand the behavior of the network when deploying the … more

Seamless and Secure Mobility - Tools

A simulation platform based on NS-2 as been developed in order to leverage publicly available modules for several wireless and wired technologies. more

Video-based Automated System for Iris Recognition (VASIR)

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Network Modeling Software

This software is a set of NetworkX additions for the creation of graphs to model networks. Graphicality Testing -- This is a set of routines for … more

Extreme Winds and Wind Effects on Structures

The Building and Fire Research Laboratory has an established long-term collaboration with the NIST Statistical Engineering Division in the … more

OOF: Finite Element Analysis of Microstructures

The OOF software provides a finite-element modeling capability to users in the field of materials science. It encapsulates advanced numerical … more

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