News and Events

October 22, 2020

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is looking for industry partners to support its efforts to build exemplar zero-trust architectures.

October 22, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will hold a virtual workshop on October 22, 2020, from 12-4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The purpose of this workshop is to obtain feedback on topics related to future directions for NIST and NCCoE’s work in this important space. The workshop will feature an overview of NIST’s Cybersecurity for Internet of Things (IoT) Program and guest speakers highlighting the many considerations impacting the cybersecurity of IoT products. The introductory session will be followed with panels discussing addressing cybersecurity challenges in home IoT products and a panel discussing barriers to implement the core baseline NISTIR 8259A IoT Device Cybersecurity Capability Core Baseline in consumer IoT products.

October 22, 2020

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has invited seven technology providers and industry experts to collaborate on the Supply Chain Assurance Project.

October 22, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has laid out components of a comprehensive zero-trust system and is asking product developers to come together and build it.

October 21, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST’s) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) issued a Federal Register Notice today, inviting industry participants and other interested collaborators to participate in the latest NCCoE cybersecurity project, Implementing a Zero Trust Architecture.

October 20, 2020

The latest global regulatory news, changes and updates affecting medical devices and technologies, including: NIST ramps up Zero Trust cybersecurity program; TGA sets date for mesh up-classification; IMDRF posts post-market study update; ANVISA updates list of non-regulated devices.

October 19, 2020

The NCCoE’s Jim McCarthy will speak at the Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Cyber Security Conference on Monday, October 19, 2020, beginning at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern). Jim is part of a panel discussion, Stories from the Edge, on challenges to securing grid edge devices, and the cybersecurity solutions available today and in the near-future to address potential threats to a modern grid. He will be joined by representatives from NREL, CPS Energy, and partners in the NCCoE’s latest project on distributed energy resource cybersecurity.

October 19, 2020

NCCoE's James McCarthy spoke at the annual Industrial Control Systems Cyber Security conference. The conference brings together ICS cyber security stakeholders across various industries, along with operations and control engineers, government officials, vendors and academics. Kicking off the first day of the conference was a panel discussion on cybersecurity for distributed energy resources. Panelists shared insight on securing grid edge devices, and the cybersecurity solutions available today and in the near-future that can help identify anomalies and potential threats to a modern grid.

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

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 07, 2020

https://www.nccoe.nist.gov/file/brandon-langenberg-longmp4The 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 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."