News and Events

October 14, 2020

Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Program Manager Kevin Cox said on Oct. 13 that the program office is making progress on one of its key goals for Fiscal Year 2021 – connecting Federal agencies to its second-generation Elasticsearch dashboard.

October 13, 2020

In this digital age, connecting to the Internet can leave us at risk of having personal information stolen. As public safety agencies evolve and adopt new technologies, we must ensure that the sensitive information they capture and store is secure.

October 08, 2020

LookingGlass Cyber Solutions announced additions to its executive leadership setting the company’s vision for next-generation cybersecurity products.

October 07, 2020 National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) hosted a virtual workshop on Wednesday, October 7, 2020.  The purpose of the workshop was 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.

October 07, 2020

The Telecommunications Industry Association is hosting the Information Communications Technology (ICT) Summit 2020—a series of four webinars on critical topics shaping next generation ICT. Join NIST’s Scott Rose on Wednesday, October 7 at 2:30pm EDT for a panel discussion on 5G security, supply chain, and zero trust architectures.

October 05, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) hosted a virtual workshop on the Automation of the NIST Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP) on Monday, October 5, 2020.

October 02, 2020

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today issued a new draft paper to help organizations address ransomware and other data integrity events.

September 28, 2020

From managing cybersecurity imperatives with at-home patients as a new X factor, to surfing the data tsunami of remote patient monitoring, experts from NIST, FCC, Mount Sinai, Yale, Leapfrog and others offer insights on demand.

September 25, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) hosted a virtual workshop to discuss compliance, operations, and security challenges with the modern encrypted protocols on Friday, September 25, 2020.

September 24, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published a cybersecurity practice guide enterprises can use to recover from data integrity attacks, i.e., destructive malware and ransomware attacks, malicious insider activity or simply mistakes by employees that have resulted in the modification or destruction of company data (emails, employee records, financial records, and customer data).

September 23, 2020

The NCCoE’s Sallie Edwards will present at this year’s all-virtual GSX+ conference on Wednesday, September 23 at 11:20 AM EDT. Learn what “good cybersecurity” looks like at the NCCoE and catch a glimpse of how this national resource is bringing people and organizations together to share their collective knowledge and experience to operationalize and elevate the state of cybersecurity. 

September 23, 2020

On its third day, GSX+ kicked off with a keynote address on Military & Law Enforcement Appreciation Day by General Stanley McChrystal, former commander of U.S. and International forces in Afghanistan and best-selling author of "Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World."

September 22, 2020

As computing moves to span multiple environments—from on-prem to public cloud to edge computing—organizations need security controls that can safeguard sensitive intellectual property (IP) and workload data wherever the data resides.

September 17, 2020

The Board of Directors of The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc., announced today that Dr. William LaPlante, a senior executive at The MITRE Corporation, has been selected as Draper's next president and chief executive officer.

September 14, 2020

We are pleased to announce the release of the draft National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 1800-27: Securing Property Management Systems. The NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) seeks your feedback on this cybersecurity practice guide. The comment period is open until October 28, 2020.

September 09, 2020

In numerous surveys, close to half of energy and utility company CEOs–and sometimes more–expressed concerns that cyber attacks were imminent. They believe that such an act is not only theoretically possible, but likely.

September 08, 2020

Drop by the NIST virtual booth or join the NCCoE’s Alper Kerman on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at the Zero Trust in ICAM panel discussion at 1:00pm EDT. On this panel, leaders in government and industry identity speak to how the U.S. government can adopt and implement digital identity best practices in a zero trust environment.

August 31, 2020

There is no doubt that quantum technology will deliver a magnitude of benefits, solving very specific problems that even the fastest supercomputers cannot solve. Consider the impact quantum applications will have on satellite communications, autonomous driving vehicles, and molecular mapping capabilities.

August 21, 2020

Dispel today announced their collaboration in the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Data Confidentiality: Detect, Respond to, and Recover from Data Breaches Project.

August 21, 2020

Outcome will be an easily adaptable cybersecurity solution for detecting, responding to, and recovering from data breaches