List/Grid Tag Archives: NIST

ViON’s Richard Breakiron: Secured Downloads, Authentication Key to IoT Security

ViON’s Richard Breakiron: Secured Downloads, Authentication Key to IoT Security

Richard Breakiron,ViON‘s senior director of cyber solutions, has recommended steps he believes can help secure the Internet of Things from what he calls potential vulnerabilities in devices. Breakiron wrote in a GCN… Read more »

Jeff Lush, HP Federal Civilian Segment CTO, on Gov’t IT and Where We Go From Here

Jeff Lush, HP Federal Civilian Segment CTO, on Gov’t IT and Where We Go From Here

Jeff Lush serves as chief technologist for HP‘s federal civilian segment, where he is responsible for leveraging technologies within HP and understanding the needs of customers. Lush most recently served as… Read more »

Battelle to Test Forensic DNA Tools Under Federal Grants; Rich Guerrieri Comments

Battelle to Test Forensic DNA Tools Under Federal Grants; Rich Guerrieri Comments

Battelle has received more than $800,000 in federal grants from the National Institute of Justice to assess and evaluate new tools for probing DNA evidence. The company will test instruments, laboratory materials and software that… 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 »

Exelis Reaches New ADS-B Milestone for FAA NextGen Project

Exelis Reaches New ADS-B Milestone for FAA NextGen Project

Exelis has completed a round of milestones for the Federal Aviation Administration’s flagship program designed to help modernize air traffic control in the country. The company said Sept. 25 that it… Read more »

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 »

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