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The National Institute of Standards Technology (NIST) announced a project that will eventually result in a Cybersecurity Practice Guide to help smart home device users safely access their healthcare information digitally. NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence finished the final project description late last month.

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A National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) engineer laid out some of the steps that government and the private sector should start taking now to prepare for the eventual impact of quantum computing technologies at ATARC’s August 25 Quantum Security Challenge event.

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced the first group of winners from its six-year quantum-resistant cryptographic algorithm competition.

The first group of four winners designed encryption tools to withstand assaults from future quantum computers. They will become part of NIST’s post-quantum cryptographic standard, which is expected to be finalized in two years.

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is looking for three additional high-performance computers from a small business that will enhance its existing cluster and use the existing connection infrastructure.

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The National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) is emphasizing in a new report the need to tackle biases in artificial intelligence beyond just the data sets and machine learning processes – which tend to be the main points of emphasis when looking at how to make AI less biased and more equitable.

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) issued a special publication on March 15 providing Federal agencies and private organizations further guidance on protecting unclassified information.

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is developing a Cybersecurity Practice Guide through its National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) and Communications Technology Laboratory (CTL) and are requesting comment to refine the project’s scope.

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has updated its cybersecurity guidance for system engineers, adding more insight for engineers and programmers on mitigating system vulnerabilities.

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is looking into how obstacles, including trees and buildings, impact millimeter waves – which is a new class of signal that 5G technology will use.

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The White House on Jan. 4 sent to the Senate fresh nominations for dozens of senior Federal government posts, including key positions at the Department of Energy (DoE), the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking feedback on its Artificial Intelligence Risk Framework (AI RMF), which looks to provide guidelines for AI developers to incorporate “trustworthiness” into their designs, according to a request for information (RFI) posted to the Federal Register.

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released guidance outlining security measures for critical software and minimum standards for vendors’ testing of their software source code as part of the agency’s assignments under the Biden administration’s executive order (EO) on cybersecurity.

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The White House announced today it will nominate National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) veteran Laurie Locascio to serve as the next under secretary of Standards and Technology for the Department of Commerce. The post typically comes with a dual-title of NIST Director.

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is looking to develop practices that will ease the migration from public-key cryptographic algorithms to replacement algorithms that are resistant to quantum computer-based attacks.

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is looking for parties to help the agency create a request for information (RFI) that would look to examine China’s role in setting international standards around emerging technology, according to a May 12 sources sought notice posted to beta.SAM.gov.

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking information on a contractor that can provide cybersecurity research, development, and implementation support services and subject matter expertise on task areas of various priority levels.

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) created a Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) Profile using its Cybersecurity Framework that can be used as part of a risk management framework to assist organizations in managing risk to systems, networks, and assets that use PNT services.

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Federal government officials involved in the development of quantum information science (QIS) agreed this week that quantum encryption standards currently being worked on by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are needed to set some “rules of the road” for further development of the technology.

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking comment on Draft Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 201-3 Personal Identity Verification (PIV) of Federal Employees and Contractors Standard that defines common credentials and authentication mechanisms for logical and physical access applications.

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released the finalized version of NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-53B on October 29, which updates the security baselines under SP 800-53’s Revision 5 process.

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The Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is crowdsourcing for answers on how to apply differential privacy solutions to complex data sets regarding public safety, and is dangling $276,000 in cash prizes to jumpstart the effort.

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