List/Grid Tag Archives: National Institute of Standards and Technology

Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Challenges Could Drive Growth in Gov’t Cloud Investments

Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Challenges Could Drive Growth in Gov’t Cloud Investments

Alex Rossino, a principal research analyst at Deltek, says that seven trends across federal agencies could initiate a potential 21-percent growth in cloud investments in the public sector over the next five years…. Read more »

UMD System to Help MITRE Run Cyber R&D Support Hub; Alfred Grasso Comments

UMD System to Help MITRE Run Cyber R&D Support Hub; Alfred Grasso Comments

MITRE will team up with the University System of Maryland to operate a federally-funded research-and-development center in Rockville, Maryland that will carry out R&D, engineering and technical services in the cybersecurity field. UMD campuses… Read more »

Tetra Tech to Provide NIST Research with Engineering Services for $30M

Tetra Tech to Provide NIST Research with Engineering Services for $30M

Tetra Tech will provide the National Institute of Standards and Technology with engineering services for five years under a $30 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The award involves an analysis of the… Read more »

Doug Wagoner: New SAIC Cyber Suite Built for Persistent Cyber Threat Response

Doug Wagoner: New SAIC Cyber Suite Built for Persistent Cyber Threat Response

Science Applications International Corp. has introduced a new cybersecurity offering with the goal of helping clients secure enterprise data and reduce network vulnerabilities. The CyberSecurity Edge suite works to minimize disruption… Read more »

Unisys’ Dave Frymier: Cyber Framework Adoption Requires Standards, Incentives

Unisys’ Dave Frymier: Cyber Framework Adoption Requires Standards, Incentives

Dave Frymier, chief information security officer at Unisys, believes a national infrastructure cybersecurity framework can be implemented by offering incentives or establishing mandatory standards, eWEEK reported Tuesday. “This framework addresses… Read more »

Siemens Unveils New Distribution Management System; Jan Mrosik Comments

Siemens Unveils New Distribution Management System; Jan Mrosik Comments

Siemens’ smart grid division has launched a new distribution management system that is intended to help customers in North America meet business and regulatory requirements. The Spectrum Power ADMS (advanced… Read more »

MTSI Reveals ‘Defense-Grade’ Turnkey Threat Intell Tool; Jim Blom Comments

MTSI Reveals ‘Defense-Grade’ Turnkey Threat Intell Tool; Jim Blom Comments

Modern Technology Solutions Inc. and GuardTime have unveiled a new keyless signature infrastructure appliance that is intended to gather threat intelligence and help users respond to incidents. GuardView Videri is built to comply… Read more »

McAfee to Join NIST Cybersecurity Center of Excellence; Tom Gann Comments

McAfee to Join NIST Cybersecurity Center of Excellence; Tom Gann Comments

McAfee is joining the National Institute of Standards and Technology cybersecurity center of excellence center, according to a company statement. McAfee is signing a memorandum of understanding today with the National… Read more »

Report: NIST, DOJ Issue Guide to Cut Fingerprint Analysis Errors

Report: NIST, DOJ Issue Guide to Cut Fingerprint Analysis Errors

The National Institute of Standards and Technology recently released a joint report with the Justice Department directing agencies how to improve biometrics practices by reducing human error during fingerprint analysis…. Read more »

NIST Approves Cubic Algorithms for RF Transceivers

NIST Approves Cubic Algorithms for RF Transceivers

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has validated two cryptographic algorithms produced by Cubic‘s global tracking solutions subsidiary, Cubic announced Tuesday. The validation means the AES-CCM and mist™ DRBG… Read more »

CSC Designs Govt Cloud; James Sheaffer Comments

CSC Designs Govt Cloud; James Sheaffer Comments

  Computer Sciences Corporation recently released its infrastructure-as-a-service CloudCompute for Government system, which the company says is designed exclusively for U.S. federal agencies and government personnel. The company said the multi-tenant community cloud… Read more »

Health Center to Use NIST Framework to Push Cyber Education Programs

Health Center to Use NIST Framework to Push Cyber Education Programs

A not-for-profit health center established by a 2003 executive order from President George W. Bush is launching an initiative to improve cybersecurity education and protect U.S. health information infrastructure. Modernhealthcare.com reports the… Read more »

NIST Adds DNA, Footprints to Biometric Standard

NIST Adds DNA, Footprints to Biometric Standard

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has added DNA and footprint information to its biometric standard, which details the type and amount of information that forensic scientists can share… Read more »

NIST Releases New Dataset to Combat Cyber Attacks

NIST Releases New Dataset to Combat Cyber Attacks

A group of computer scientists says they have enlarged a database designed to improve applications that help programmers find weaknesses in software. The team from the National Institute of Standards… Read more »

NASA Planning Cloud Storefront for Scientists

NASA Planning Cloud Storefront for Scientists

NASA is planning to offer the agency’s scientists a cloud marketplace, or storefront, allowing them to determine their computing needs and access cloud services from any location. NASA is cited… Read more »

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