The National Institute of Standards and Technology Cybersecurity

Information technology News and Events

Author: Evelyn Petrella
Posted: December 3, 2018, 12:00 am
Author: Evelyn Petrella
Posted: November 5, 2018, 12:00 am
Author: Mark Carlisle
Posted: April 2, 2018, 12:00 am
Author: Laura Hatzes
Posted: February 21, 2018, 12:00 am
The coming of exascale computer architectures such as Argonne National Laboratory's A21 and the presence of very different pre-exascale machines  such as the fastest present machine the Tianhu SunwayLight  and the DOE Summit a
Author: Thelma A. Allen
Posted: February 15, 2018, 12:00 am
The first set of exascale workshops were held ten years ago in the Spring of 2007.
Author: Thelma A. Allen
Posted: January 25, 2018, 12:00 am
In the race to build a computer that mimics the massive computational power of the human brain, researchers are increasingly turning to memristors, which can vary their electrical resistance based on the memory of past activit
Author: Gayle Swenson
Posted: January 18, 2018, 12:00 am
Author: Evelyn Petrella
Posted: January 17, 2018, 12:00 am
ITL’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence releases a draft project description, Ener
Author: Thelma A. Allen
Posted: January 16, 2018, 12:00 am
ITL’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence releases Domain Name System-Based Electronic Mail Security (NIST SP 1800-6)
Author: Thelma A. Allen
Posted: January 16, 2018, 12:00 am
NIST releases DRAFT NISTIR 7511, Revision 5: Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Version 1.3 Validation Program Test
Author: Thelma A. Allen
Posted: January 16, 2018, 12:00 am
NIST releases Attribute Metadata – A Proposed Schema for Evaluating Federated Attributes (NIST IR 8112), a report that contains a metadata schema for attr
Author: Thelma A. Allen
Posted: January 12, 2018, 12:00 am
NIST releases Developing Trust Frameworks to Support Identity Federations (NIST IR 8149), a report that explores the concepts around trust frameworks and
Author: Thelma A. Allen
Posted: January 12, 2018, 12:00 am
NIST announces the release of Special Publication 800-90B, Recommendation for the Entropy Sources Used for Random Bit Generation
Author: Thelma A. Allen
Posted: January 10, 2018, 12:00 am
NIST Special Publication 800-160, Systems Security Engineering — Considerations for a Multidisciplinary Approach in the Engineering of Trust
Author: Thelma A. Allen
Posted: January 3, 2018, 12:00 am
NIST posted Round 1 of comments on the Post-Quantum Cryptography Standardization process.
Author: Thelma A. Allen
Posted: December 28, 2017, 12:00 am
NIST releases Guide to LTE Security (NIST SP 800-187), a report that provides information to organizations about the securi
Author: Thelma A. Allen
Posted: December 21, 2017, 12:00 am
Captions will be available by Monday, January 8, 2018.
Author: Crissy Robinson
Posted: December 20, 2017, 12:00 am
The Pew Charitable Trusts releases Improving Patient Care through Safe Health IT, a report tha
Author: Thelma A. Allen
Posted: December 18, 2017, 12:00 am
Future communications networks that are less vulnerable to hacking could be closer to reality with an invention that measures the properties of single-photon sources with high accuracy.
Author: Robin Materese
Posted: December 18, 2017, 12:00 am
NIST releases The Text Recognition Algorithm Independent Evaluation (TRAIT) (NISTIR 8199), a report that describes how a dataset called th
Author: Thelma A. Allen
Posted: December 15, 2017, 12:00 am
The report provides recommendations for state-of-the art email security technologies to detect and prevent phishing and other malicious email messages.
Author: Marcus Shorter
Posted: December 15, 2017, 12:00 am
NIST releases Certification of Standard Reference Material (SRM) 968f: Fat-Soluble Vitamins in Frozen Human Serum (NIST SP 260-
Author: Thelma A. Allen
Posted: December 14, 2017, 12:00 am
At the 45th Annual NIST Awards Ceremony, 16 ITL employees were recognized for their service to the country.
Author: Marcus Shorter
Posted: December 13, 2017, 12:00 am
Data found on a suspect’s computer, cell phone or tablet can prove to be crucial evidence in a legal case.
Author: Gayle Swenson
Posted: December 12, 2017, 12:00 am
Establishing capability indicators that can help organizations build formal qualification requirements for each
Author: Laura Hatzes
Posted: December 8, 2017, 12:00 am
On-demand access to public safety data is critical to ensuring that public safety and first responder (PSFR) personnel can deliver the proper care and support during an emergency.
Author: Marcus Shorter
Posted: December 7, 2017, 12:00 am
US leadership in High Performance Computing (HPC), unquestioned for decades, is now challenged, both in hardware and systems, and more recently in software.
Author: Thelma A. Allen
Posted: December 5, 2017, 12:00 am
NIST published the second draft of the proposed update to the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity . This second draft up
Author: Thelma A. Allen
Posted: December 5, 2017, 12:00 am
 
Author: Laura Hatzes
Posted: December 4, 2017, 12:00 am
Highlights the resarch agenda and activities of ITL's cybersecurity program
Author: Marcus Shorter
Posted: December 1, 2017, 12:00 am
NCCoE is proposing a project that could help organizations detect and respond to data integrity events across multiple industries.
Author: Marcus Shorter
Posted: November 28, 2017, 12:00 am
NCCoE is proposing a project that could help organizations identify and protect their assets from data integrity attacks across multiple industries. 
Author: Marcus Shorter
Posted: November 28, 2017, 12:00 am
It’s crunch time for government contractors. They only have until Dec.
Author: Gayle Swenson
Posted: November 28, 2017, 12:00 am
The 2017 IARPA Face Recognition Prize Challenge (FRPC) documents NIST’s execution of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) Face Rec
Author: Thelma A. Allen
Posted: November 27, 2017, 12:00 am
The report provides a description of a mathematical algorithm for cryptographically protecting binary coded information
Author: Marcus Shorter
Posted: November 17, 2017, 12:00 am
Author: Robin Materese
Posted: November 15, 2017, 12:00 am
NCCoE's latest draft on Picture Archiving and Communication System ecosystem in Healthcare Devlivery Organizations.
Author: Marcus Shorter
Posted: November 14, 2017, 12:00 am