News and Events

May 27, 2021

Join the NCCoE on Thursday, May 27 at 3 p.m. EDT for a fireside chat with Gema Howell, Computer Scientist and Mobile Device Security Project Team Lead for the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE).

May 20, 2021

NCCoE’s Bill Newhouse presents the recent hospitality publication, Securing Property Management Systems, during the Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) Virtual Education Series.  

May 17, 2021

The NCCoE will present and provide project demonstrations at the virtual 2021 RSA Conference. Click for additional information. This page will be updated as presentations are confirmed.

May 12, 2021

The NCCoE’s Jim McCarthy joins an esteemed panel of security experts at the Cleveland Water Alliance’s Water Data Forum Webinar on Wednesday, May 12 from 1-3 p.m. ET for a conversation on cybersecurity and ongoing efforts at the national level aimed at improving cybersecurity preparedness in the water sector.

May 06, 2021

NIST's Scott Rose is participating in a panel discussion, "The National Security and Emergency Preparedness Challenges to Adopting Zero-Trust Networking," as part of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) meeting at  12:45 p.m. ET on May 6, 2021.

May 05, 2021

Ensuring the underlying security of our 5G-dependent future is a generational challenge and Palo Alto Networks is committed to being at the forefront. We’re honored to announce our selection as a technology partner in the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) 5G Cybersecurity project. 

April 29, 2021

Hear from Kevin Stine, chief of the Applied Cybersecurity Division in the NIST Information Technology Laboratory, as he discusses NIST’s cybersecurity and privacy priorities for the coming years. Learn how NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence is working to address those priorities and how you can contribute to these efforts. We will reserve time at the end for Q&A.

April 22, 2021

The NCCoE’s Jim McCarthy and Don Faatz will present an overview of the NCCoE’s project on cybersecurity for distributed energy resources (DERs) at the SunSpec Alliance/Sandia National Laboratory’s DER working group meeting on Thursday, April 22 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (EDT). Get a glimpse of the reference design/architecture and learn about the project’s vendor collaborators and the commercially-available products used to address some of the cybersecurity challenges for DERs.

April 22, 2021

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has published for comment a preliminary draft of NIST SP 1800-32, Securing the Industrial Internet of Things: Cybersecurity for Distributed Energy Resources. The public comment period is open until May 24, 2021.

April 22, 2021

NIST's  Alper Kerman will highlight the work of the NCCoE in zero trust architectures as part of a panel discussion at the inaugural Billington Cybersecurity Defense Summit from 10:00 a.m. ET until 2:30 p.m. ET on April 22. The event convenes senior industry and government decision-makers from the civilian, intelligence, and defense agencies as well as new cyber leaders in the Administration to chart the acute need for a paradigm shift toward data security and zero trust in the new normal. 

April 21, 2021
Join the NCCoE’s Mobile Device Security project team and collaborators for updates on current and future mobile device security and privacy projects.
April 20, 2021

The NCCoE's Jim McCarthy will take part in a panel discussion at the ACT-IAC Emerging Technology Community of Interest meeting on Tuesday, April 20, beginning at 10:00 a.m. ET. Learn what the NCCoE and others are doing to leverage and secure the internet of things and related smart technologies for federal and local governments.

April 13, 2021

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has released a new draft project description, Automation of the Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP).

April 13, 2021

A practical cybersecurity guide from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) can help hotel owners reduce the risks to a highly vulnerable and attractive target for hackers: the hotel property management system (PMS), which stores guests’ personal information and credit card data.

April 08, 2021

The administration wants to make sure the private sector has the ability to weigh in on procurement standards in an impending executive order.

April 07, 2021

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published a new cybersecurity guide that addresses the specific needs of the hospitality industry, Securing Property Management Systems (aka NIST Special Publication 1800-27)

April 07, 2021

NIST’s Scott Rose will discuss the current state of several zero trust related projects at NIST and the NCCoE at Zero Trust: Beyond the Moat hosted by Federal Computer Week. Learn how agencies are managing the shift to remote work and are rethinking network architecture, identity management, and the use of personal devices and networks.

March 31, 2021

As Women's History Month comes to close, we introduce you (hopefully not for the first time) to some women who broke new ground in infosec, national security, and computer science.

March 31, 2021

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host a virtual workshop—“Zero Trust: Beyond the Moat”—on April 7 to discuss the status of several zero trust related projects and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence.

March 31, 2021

The NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence collaborated with the hospitality business community and cybersecurity technology providers to build an example solution demonstrating how hospitality organizations can use a standards-based approach and commercially available technologies to meet their security needs for protecting a hotel’s property management system.