Former federal officials evaluated President Obama's efforts to improve federal cybersecurity at an event in McLean, Va., yesterday, and delivered a mixed verdict.
NIST offered a public preview of changes to federal authentication practices on Monday, moving its approach closer to the one supported by the Office of Management and Budget.
The Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology launched an effort Thursday to study the effects of quantum computing on encrypted data and how to develop "quantum-resistant" cryptography.
The mayor of Knoxville, Tenn., says her county's emergency management system shouldn't buy a new digital emergency radio system unless it can resolve signal issues that could put firefighters in danger, the Knoxville News-Sentinel reported.
In tandem with a group of international partners, NIST is looking relieve some of the uncertainty that comes with formulating a smart city approach by creating a framework of common architectural features that will support smart city applications, according to GCN.
NIST anticipates funding one award in the range of $750,000 to $1,000,000 for 18 months to focus on streamlining the way that patients and providers access health information from different organizations online.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released the final version of a document outlining its process for developing encryption standards and guidelines, a document that grew out of concerns about the National Security Agency's involvement in the NIST encryption standards process.
84 percent of U.S.-based IT and security professionals said they use a security framework to guide their processes for protecting critical assets and systems, and 44 percent said they use more than one framework, according to a new report.
Now that critical infrastructure leaders have had a chance to weigh in on the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Cybersecurity Framework, the agency is ready to move forward with evaluating and incorporating the suggestions it received.
New draft guidelines aim to improve security of telework and bring-your-own-device practices.