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Public Safety/Security Portal - Overview
From helping to develop technologies that detect explosives and locate survivors in a collapsed building to video software that identifies criminals and high endurance building materials, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is working to keep people safe.
Programs and Projects
Cybersecurity for Smart Manufacturing Systems
The Cybersecurity for Smart Manufacturing Systems project will deliver a cybersecurity risk management framework with supporting guidelines, … more
Obtaining high confidence field detection, identification, and quantification of microbial samples remains a challenge. Since 9/11 and the … more
Metrology and Standards for Canine Olfactory Detection of Explosives
As part of a multi-year interagency agreement between the Office of Standards of the Department of Homeland Security and NIST, NIST is developing … more
Cybersecurity for Smart Grid Systems
Smart grid cybersecurity must address not only deliberate attacks, such as from disgruntled employees, industrial espionage, and terrorists, but … more
Development of NIST Standard Reference Materials for Trace Explosives Detection
As part of a multiyear interagency agreement between NIST and the Office of Standards of the Department of Homeland Security, NIST is developing a … more
Support of Industry Compliance with the EU Directive on Restriction of Certain Hazardous Substances (RoHS)
The Chemical Sciences Division is involved in development of standards and reference materials for restricted hazardous substances through … more
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