List/Grid Tag Archives: NIST

DoD Turns to Private Sector for Spectrum Mgmt Aid; Frederick Moorefield Comments

DoD Turns to Private Sector for Spectrum Mgmt Aid; Frederick Moorefield Comments

The Defense Department is seeking concepts from the private sector to manage electromagnetic spectrum usage with the goal of fulfilling bandwidth requirements of the military, SIGNAL Magazine reported July 1…. 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 »

Dell Cloud Aims for Federal Clients to Meet FedRAMP, NIST Standards; George Newstrom, Louis Matrone Comment

Dell Cloud Aims for Federal Clients to Meet FedRAMP, NIST Standards; George Newstrom, Louis Matrone Comment

Dell has launched a new cloud computing portfolio that aims to help federal government customers meet criteria set by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program approval process and the… Read more »

Red Hat Achieves 7 NIST Info Security Certifications; Paul Smith Comments

Red Hat Achieves 7 NIST Info Security Certifications; Paul Smith Comments

Red Hat has achieved seven certifications through a program run by the National Institute of Standards and Technology to certify security systems used by federal agencies in the U.S. and… Read more »

11 Tech Firms to Partner With NIST Cyber Center; Patrick Gallagher Comments

11 Tech Firms to Partner With NIST Cyber Center; Patrick Gallagher Comments

Eleven technology companies from the technology industry have signed partnerships with a National Institute of Standards Technology-hosted cybersecurity center that will aim to defend private sector assets from cyber threats…. Read more »

NJVC's Cloudcuity Portfolio Meets NIST Cloud Standards; Kevin Jackson Comments

NJVC's Cloudcuity Portfolio Meets NIST Cloud Standards; Kevin Jackson Comments

NJVC‘s cloud computing services portfolio meets the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s standards, outlined in a draft report released earlier this week. NJVC said a NIST cloud computing standards… Read more »

NIST Unveils Trusted Geolocation Implementation Draft

NIST Unveils Trusted Geolocation Implementation Draft

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a draft proof of concept in an attempt to address security issues surrounding cloud computing and geolocation, Fierce Government IT reports…. Read more »

Symantec Gets US, Canada Govt Approval for Cryptographic Module; John Bordwine Comments

Symantec Gets US, Canada Govt Approval for Cryptographic Module; John Bordwine Comments

A Symantec cryptographic messaging system has received approval from the U.S. and Canadian governments for use at national agencies in both countries. The company said the National Insitute of Standards… Read more »

NIST Accepting Comments on BIOS Server Security

NIST Accepting Comments on BIOS Server Security

The National Institute of Standards and Technology wants public input on a draft version of guidelines for securing servers. The agency said the servers run Basic Input/Output System software, which… Read more »

NIST to Lead Way Into Cloud for Commerce Dept

NIST to Lead Way Into Cloud for Commerce Dept

The National Institute for Standards and Technology will be the first division within the Commerce Department to move into a cloud computing infrastructure, Nextgov reports. Citing a request for proposals,… Read more »

Researchers Find Big Data Potential in Synthetic DNA; Sriram Kosuri Comments

Researchers Find Big Data Potential in Synthetic DNA; Sriram Kosuri Comments

Geneticists at Harvard University have discovered a technique for storing and retrieving large amounts of data in a DNA microchip the size of a flash drive, Information Week reports. Kevin… Read more »

NIST Asks Industry for Military Android Security Tools

NIST Asks Industry for Military Android Security Tools

The National Institute of Standards and Technology wants a contractor to develop new tools for analyzing security vulnerabilities on the military’s Android applications, Nextgov reports. According to Dawn Lim’s story,… Read more »

NIST Kicks Off Cyber Center With Health IT Focus; Donna Dodson Comments

NIST Kicks Off Cyber Center With Health IT Focus; Donna Dodson Comments

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has hosted the first workshop in ushering in a new cybersecurity center near the agency’ Gaithersburg, Md. headquarters. Donna Dodson, head of NIST’s… Read more »

NIST Combines IT Supply Chain Safety Ideas In Draft Report

NIST Combines IT Supply Chain Safety Ideas In Draft Report

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued the second draft of its federal information technology supply chain risk management report, GCN reports. NIST outlined 10 practices agencies should… Read more »

NIST, Partners Aim For Interoperable Biometric Devices; Kevin Mangold Comments

NIST, Partners Aim For Interoperable Biometric Devices; Kevin Mangold Comments

Specifications under development by the National Institute of Standards and Technology could foster the exchange of biometric information with any Internet-connected mobile device, GCN reports.  NIST’s Special Publication 500-288 guidelines —… Read more »

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