Tag Archives: Howard A. Schmidt

New NIST Website Details Forthcoming Strategy for Trusted IDs in Cyberspace

Just days after Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke announced a proposed Identity Ecosystem, the National Institute of Standards and Technology launched a new website with more information on the Obama administration's forthcoming National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, which seeks to help establish voluntary identity solutions and privacy-enhancing technologies …

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Howard Schmidt: Cyber Threat 'Exaggerated'

You can barely turn a page in a newspaper–or on your e-reader–without getting bombarded with an impending sense of doom originating from cyber attacks and malicious hackers. However, according to White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt, that threat has been overplayed–“exaggerated,” as the cyber czar put it in a recent …

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Government, Finance Industry Team Up to Promote Cybersecurity Innovation

Federal agencies and the financial services industry will work together to speed the commercialization of cybersecurity research innovations and establish a framework for collaboration between the public and private sectors as directed by President Barack Obama in his cybersecurity policy address. The National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Science and Technology Directorate …

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