News and Events

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.

April 16, 2019

As technology, threats, and industry dynamics continue to evolve, NIST must continue to evolve to stay relevant. At RSA 2019, for instance, a lot of the NIST discussion centered on how the Institute’s approach to privacy needs to adapt to GDPR. Thankfully, cybersecurity practitioners have resources to weather these changes and continue to implement the framework. NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) features practice guides and other tools to navigate challenges ranging from managing complexities and efficiencies, to simplifying compliance through automated reports and documentation.

April 10, 2019

MasterPeace Solutions, Ltd. will be participating in the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Industry Day on Wednesday, April 10, from 9:00 am-12:00 pm ET.

April 10, 2019

The NCCoE hosted an Industry Day event on April 10, 2019where we explored progress made to date on the Mitigating IoT-Based DDoS project and practice guide. 

April 03, 2019

Samuel Visner, Director of MITRE's National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research Center, will speak at the session entitled "How-to: Industry and NIST Collaboration. Cybersecurity Maturity and Risk Reduction Frameworks."

April 03, 2019

NCCoE Senior Cybersecurity Engineer Harry Perper will participate in a panel session entitled "Evolving Complex Attack Surfaces" on Thursday, April 4.

March 26, 2019

Harry Perper, chief engineer of Mitre will discuss how the Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) and NCCoE how-to guidance help organizations make the changes need to improve their security.

March 20, 2019

Learn more about the NCCoE's presentation on multi-factor authentication to help protect against fraudulent online purchases at MRC Vegas 2019.

March 19, 2019

Just last month, the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), a part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), published guidance for public and private companies to protect mobile devices and help prevent data breaches. The publication, titled “Mobile Device Security: Cloud and Hybrid Build,” is a how to guide for companies to secure mobile devices using commercially available technology.

March 18, 2019

Tripwire is working with the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) in the Data Integrity: Detecting and Responding to Ransomware and Other Destructive Events Building Block Consortium to develop practical, interoperable cybersecurity approaches that address the real-world needs of complex Information Technology (IT) systems. 

March 14, 2019

Harry Perper, Senior Cybersecurity Engineer for the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence at NIST will discuss practical recommendations to help improve your cybersecurity. 

March 11, 2019

This article summarizes what to expect from the NIST Privacy Framework as well as other NIST session highlights from this year's RSAC Conference.

March 08, 2019

In August, NIST and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence released guidance around healthcare mobile device security to better protect patient data.

March 04, 2019

The NCCoE will present and provide project demonstrations at the RSA Conference 2019 in San Francisco. Click for additional information. This page will be updated as presentations are confirmed.