The White House cites a lack of funding for the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace among other reasons for a May 7 veto threat to a House Appropriations Committee-approved fiscal 2013 funding bill.
Under the House version, NIST would receive $830.17 million, while under the Senate, it would receive the somewhat less amount of $826 million.
The bill ( H.R. 2096 ), passed 395-10 as part of a House "cyber week" dominated by discussion of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, which the chamber approved April 26.
Security controls listed in National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publication 800-53 are not absolutely mandatory, especially not to the point where they would interfere with business operations, the Homeland Security Department's National Cyber Security Division reminds federal agencies.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology and the General Services Administration are now reviewing the first set of third party assessment organizations, and by May the FedRAMP joint...
Unresolved technological problems means Internet voting should not yet be deployed to U.S. elections, a Homeland Security Department cybersecurity official told a conference of election officials and watchdogs.
A proposed Energy Department cybersecurity risk management process guideline for the U.S. electric energy industry draws heavily from existing guidance published by the National Institute of
The president's fiscal 2013 budget request makes a significant cuts to NASA's education programs, but according to John Holdren, director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, these cuts do
National Institute of Standards and Technology Director Patrick Gallagher did only a little March 6 to shed light on a $1 billion mandatory spending request for a "National Network for Manufacturing
A final version 2.0 of the National Institute of Standards and Technology roadmap for smart grid interoperability released Feb. 28 differs only slightly from an earlier draft the agency put out last