News and Events

June 01, 2019

With data so readily available to hotels, the Internet of Things (IoT) is crucial technology in hospitality. In the continuation of our series of articles from NIST, Bill Newhouse dives into the security risks that come with the increasing flow of data.

May 30, 2019

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Director Dr. Walter Copan mentions the role that the National Cybersecurity Center of Exellence is playing in setting technological standards in the articial intelligence space during a discussion hosted by NIST and the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF).

May 30, 2019

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) have produced a guide that includes several recommendations and best practices for securing PACS architectures.

May 22, 2019

A NIST practice guide contains suggestions for how to prevent the use of stolen credit card data in online shopping. The guide, currently in draft format and expected to post in final form in June, is designed to help prevent credential stuffing and account takeovers, as well as remedy vulnerabilities such as failure to lock out users who enter multiple incorrect passwords. The guidelines work with existing technologies, NCCoE says; the agency worked with RSA and Splunk, among others, to test the ideas. The guide does not study how security would work for customers who prefer to shop as a guest or who shop on mobile devices.

May 16, 2019

During the ISSA-LA Summit XI, NCCoE Senior Engineer Harry Perper will be co-presenting alongside NIST's Marian Merritt, Lead for Industry Engagement in a session entitled " Solving Cybersecurity Problems with NIST".  The session will take place on Thursday, May 16 at 11:30 am.

May 16, 2019

Samuel Visner, Director of MITRE's National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research Center will speak at this year's Cyber Investing Summit in New York.

May 14, 2019

NCCoE Senior Engineer Harry Perper will be presenting "Leveraging NIST's Standards-Based Cyber/Physical Security Convergence Guidance for Critical Infrastructure Protection" during The 2019 AlertEnterprise User Group Summit. 

May 08, 2019

The Software and Supply Chain Assurance Forum (SSCA) is meeting on May 8th and 9th at the MITRE Corporation’s headquarters in McLean, VA. Nakia Grayson, NIST's PI for the Supply Chain Assurance project and Andy Regensheid, NIST's Hardware-Rooted Security project lead will be speaking on May 8th at 1pm about the NCCoE’s new “Validating the Integrity of Servers and Client Devices: Supply Chain Assurance” project.

May 07, 2019

NCCoE Engineer Jim McCarthy will be speaking to Energy Analytic Security Exchange (EASE) members on their biweekly member analyst call on May 7. Attendees will incude EASE staff analysts and energy companies’ cyber and physical security analysts and managers and will cover how the NCCoE can be used as a resource to the community.

May 06, 2019

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is excited to announce the release of a new energy sector draft project description: Securing the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT): Scenario-based Cybersecurity for the Energy Sector.

May 06, 2019

Join NCCoE Engineer Harry Perper at the Connect IT Global Conference, hosted by Kaseya at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV. 

May 06, 2019

The Premier of South Australia has visited the US to explore investments and growth opportunities for SA’s cyber sector. The trip includes visits to the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) Centre for Cybersecurity, the National Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence (NCCoE) and the cybersecurity training and simulation centre Maryland Range.

May 01, 2019

Join NCCoE engineers Bill Newhouse and Jeff Finke at the 1st International Conference on Smart Tourism and Enabling Technologies (The Smart Conference) jointly organized by the Rosen College of Hospitality Management (RCHM) and the College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) at the University of Central Florida (UCF).

April 29, 2019

Join NIST and the NCCoE at the connectID: 2019 conference and expo on April 29 - May 1, 2019 in Washington, DC. connect:ID 2019 is an innovative international conference and free global exhibition focused on identity technologies and their management in both the physical and digital worlds.

April 28, 2019

On April 28, NCCoE Security Engineer Gema Howell will participate in the Future Trends Panel GITEC Emerging Technology Conference. The 9:45 am session includes a discussion on leadership and management expertise in the field of innovation and future trends.

April 26, 2019

Just last week the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence hosted a cyber competition. Out of all the teams, Washington County Technical High School students won second place. Aaryan Shah and Ryan Jakoby worked as a team and explain what they had to do to win in only a couple hours.

April 25, 2019

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is seeking comment on guidelines for preventing unauthorized access to connected “Internet of Things” consumer devices by malicious actors, for use in launching distributed denial of service attacks or other internet disruptions and privacy breaches.

April 25, 2019

NCCoE Senior Security Engineer Bill Newhouse joins top leaders and innovators from the public sector IT community to discuss issues central to the future of government cybersecurity and IT.

April 23, 2019

Samuel Visner, Director of MITRE's National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research Center, serves as the keynote speaker at this one day event covering the evolution of health information privacy and security from policy to practice.

April 19, 2019

Students from around the state put their cybersecurity knowledge to the test at the 2019 Maryland Community College Cyber Competition. Teams of three set up their laptops inside the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, in Rockville.