The National Institute of Standards and Technology is putting the finishing touches on a new interagency report that will advise federal agencies on assessing and mitigating the privacy risks associated with their digital services.
Location-based services – which gathers information on a user that could be based on global-positioning system signals – is the first focus area of a planned series on relevant technologies.
Genetic analysis is flawed because laboratories often report different findings from samples of the same material, but, by testing the reference materials, labs can adjust their DNA sequencers and software to produce the correct analysis.
A handful of federal agencies aren't just talking about how sensor-based technologies can fuel new capabilities and efficiencies, they're embracing the "Internet of Things" now.
Nearly half the respondents said the U.S. government is seeing little to no return on such security investments, while 17 percent said their organization's security posture is even worse – which is 5 percent higher than what respondents said in a 2013 survey.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is working on new guidance that will address the distribution and placement of security controls for cloud computing environments.
Jeremy Grant left the National Institute of Standards and Technology April 30 after spending the last four years leading an effort to improve digital identity management nationwide. We caught up with Grant to discuss recent developments with NSTIC, the program's biggest accomplishments and some challenges that lie ahead.
Over the last four years, there have been 42 extreme weather events "that caused at least $1 billion in damage, for a total cost of about $227 billion and 1,286 lives lost."
In a new draft publication, the National Institute of Standards and Technology explores techniques for de-identification and summarizes almost 20 years of research.
As work moves forward on a nationwide public safety broadband network, the National Institute of Standards and Technology released guidelines for addressing identity management across the new system.