News and Events

November 09, 2020

The NCCoE’s Chris Brown will speak at FIDO’s Authenticate 2020 Conference.

September 01, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host a virtual workshop on the
Automation of the NIST Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP) on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The number of cryptographic module validations has outstripped the available human resources for timely validation processing.

August 24, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host a virtual workshop on August 24 2020.  The purpose of the workshop is to discuss the challenges and investigate the practical and implementable approaches to ease the migration from the current set of public key cryptographic algorithms to replacement algorithms that are resistant to quantum computer based attacks.

August 13, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host a virtual workshop to discuss compliance, operations, and security challenges with the modern encrypted protocols on Thursday, August 13, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

July 21, 2020

This special edition post presents an innovative technology solution with policy-based governance to automate the process mitigating the security concerns for containers.

July 16, 2020

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is pleased to announce that the final version of NISTIR 8219 Securing Manufacturing Industrial Control Systems: Behavioral Anomaly Detection report is now available.

July 13, 2020

Internet communications are creeping into electric distribution systems. James McCarthy and Don Faatz join us from the NIST NCCoE to talk about this project & others where they provide detailed “how to” industrial security documentation.

July 02, 2020

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has invited seven technology providers and industry experts to collaborate on two Data Confidentiality projects: Data Confidentiality: Identifying and Protecting Assets and Data Against Data Breaches and Data Confidentiality: Detect, Respond to, and Recover from Data Breaches.

June 24, 2020

United Imaging, a global leader in advanced medical imaging and radiotherapy equipment, has again affirmed its strategic commitment to leadership in cybersecurity risk management and cybersecurity protection by partnering with Clearwater, the leading provider of enterprise cyber risk management solutions for the healthcare industry.

June 23, 2020

Much like it did with its Cybersecurity Framework, NIST has brought together what we have learned about software security over the past two decades and created a secure software development framework (SSDF) that can get us all talking from the same playbook.

June 10, 2020

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence said Monday it chose the companies with proposed systems that aligned with technical specifications for the Protecting Information and System Integrity in Industrial Control System Environments Project. Collaborators agreed to provide hardware or software and services to help NCCoE create a reference and implement example standards for industry.

June 10, 2020

Amid the surge in digital healthcare stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, security is taking a backseat to usability.

June 09, 2020

Greek philosopher Heraclitus said that the only constant in life is change. This philosophy holds true for securing enterprise network resources. Network security has been and is constantly evolving, often spurred by watershed events such as the 2017 NotPetya ransomware attack that crashed thousands of computers across the globe with a single piece of code. These events prompt changes in network architectures and the philosophies that underlie them.

June 09, 2020

NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence announced the tech organizations that will collaborate on an industrial control system security project: CyberX, Dispel, Dragos, GreenTec USA, ForeScout Technologies, OSIsoft, Radiflow, Tenable, TDi Technologies and VMware.

June 09, 2020

Many agencies have seen their IT and cybersecurity workloads balloon during the coronavirus pandemic and with more federal employees seeking remote access to networks while teleworking.

June 09, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) announced June 8 that it has invited 10 technology providers and industry experts to collaborate on the Protecting Information and System Integrity in Industrial Control System Environments Project. The companies are CyberX, Dispel, Dragos, GreenTec USA, ForeScout Technologies, OSIsoft, Radiflow, Tenable, TDi Technologies, and VMware.

June 08, 2020

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has invited ten technology providers and industry experts to collaborate on the Protecting Information and System Integrity in Industrial Control System Environments Project.

June 08, 2020

As adversaries will continue to evolve and adapt to benefit from any circumstance, including telework, the public sector in response must adopt secure and modern practices to stay one step ahead and protect the nation’s most secure information.

June 08, 2020

In September 2019, the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NISTannounced the release of a draft practice guide entitled, “NIST Special Publication (SP) 1800-23: Energy Sector Asset Management.” The NCCoE spent the next two months collecting comments from the public to improve their guide. They then used this feedback to improve upon their initial draft.