News and Events

October 26, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host a virtual workshop. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss the challenges and investigate the practical and implementable approaches to enhance the security of IoT devices through trusted network-layer onboarding and re-onboarding of those devices throughout the device lifecycle. 

October 26, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Engineering Laboratory (EL) and the NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) will host a virtual workshop on October 26-27, 2020. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss the challenges, opportunities and use cases of various blockchain technologies to improve traceability across manufacturing supply and logistics chains.

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 21, 2020

The NCCoE is teaming up with Venable and the Retail & Hospitality ISAC to host a panel discussion addressing key cybersecurity concerns, challenges, and best practices for securing property management systems.

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 07, 2020

This workshop was rescheduled from August 24. 

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host a virtual workshop on Wednesday, October 7, 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.

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

This workshop was rescheduled from September 1. 

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 Monday, October 5, 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.

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

This workshop was rescheduled from August 13.

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 Friday, September 25, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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 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

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

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.