NIST studies cyber vulnerabilities

Wednesday - 11/10/2010, 5:14pm EST

Chris Johnson, IT specialist, NIST

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The National Institutes of Standards and Technology has made a science out of studying cyber vulnerabilities, and the agency does it without ever even running code analysis.

Chris Johnson, a NIST IT specialist, was Tom Temin's guest on the Federal Security Spotlight this week. Johnson explained how NIST studies cyber threats.

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