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NIST, DHS team with finance sector for cybersecurity

NIST and DHS are partnering with the private sector on cybersecurity.

Tuesday - 12/07/2010, 01:22pm EST

NIST, DHS to partner with financial industry on cybersecurity

The agencies sign a MOU to work more closely on research and development on new technologies to protect the financial services sector's critical infrastructure. This agreement follows a pilot DHS and DoD have been working on to share threat information.

Tuesday - 12/07/2010, 01:13pm EST

GAO: Vulnerabilities remain in agency wireless networks

Auditors look at how 24 agencies secure their wireless networks and find some progress, but many of the same problems that GAO found in 2005.

Tuesday - 11/30/2010, 06:58pm EST

NIST studies cyber vulnerabilities

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.

Wednesday - 11/10/2010, 05:14pm EST
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How vulnerable is the National Vulnerability Database?

Chris Johnson oversees the National Vulnerability Database at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He is Tom Temin's guest this week on Federal Security Spotlight.
November 11, 2010

Wednesday - 11/10/2010, 01:41pm EST
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Government Cloud Computing-"Progress & Best Practices"

November 18th at 12PM

Program will discuss the progress report on Government Cloud Computing Initiatives, top cloud computing priorities , challenges to overcome, lessons learned & best practices, and vision for the future.

Tuesday - 11/09/2010, 02:58pm EST

NIST creates cloud computing test bed

Federal News Radio was on hand for the latest NIST Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop where the agency announced it has created a cloud computing test bed named Koala. Dawn Leaf, NIST’s senior executive for Cloud Computing, told those in attendance the objective of the test bed is to “assess and characterize resource allocation algorithms [...]

Sunday - 11/07/2010, 05:22pm EST
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OMB, DHS working on new HSPD-12 guidance

The memo is part of a broader effort to improve authentication to computers and buildings across government using secure identity cards. The White House also is close to finalizing the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace. President Obama could sign the strategy this winter.

Friday - 11/05/2010, 07:14am EDT
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NIST defining steps to cloud computing

Agencies are laying the foundation for the use of cloud computing in the government. Officials are marking their progress in smaller steps instead of big strides.

Friday - 11/05/2010, 07:06am EDT
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NIST finds five steps to a smarter grid

NIST says it's identified five "foundational" sets of standards for Smart Grid interoperability and cyber security that are ready for consideration by federal and state energy regulators. Details from NIST's George Arnold

Wednesday - 10/13/2010, 09:40am EDT
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NIST reorganizes for increased efficiency

Learn more about Director Pat Gallagher's efforts

Monday - 10/11/2010, 11:15am EDT
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White House hands out awards for green efforts

Subhead: Administration honors sustainability efforts by seven agencies with the 2010 GreenGov Presidential awards.

Thursday - 10/07/2010, 07:03pm EDT

OPM survey shaping future cyber workforce

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month officially kicks off today. In coming weeks, federal officials are expected to launch a number of public programs to raise awareness of the importance of securing the nation's computer networks for both government and private industry. But some officials also are using it as an opportunity to ask, "Where will the cybersecurity workers of tomorrow come from?"

Friday - 10/01/2010, 07:37am EDT
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NIST proves time flies

Scientists have known for decades that time passes faster at higher elevations—a curious aspect of Einstein's theories of relativity that previously has been measured by comparing clocks on the Earth's surface and a high-flying rocket. Now, physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have measured this effect. NIST's Till Rosenband has details.

Thursday - 09/30/2010, 09:40am EDT
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Szykman expands point of view as Commerce's new CIO

This week, host Jason Miller talks with Simon Szykman, the new CIO at the Department of Commerce.
September 16, 2010

Thursday - 09/16/2010, 06:30pm EDT
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New NIST guide outlines cybersecurity measures

Learn more about what the 500-page guide details

Tuesday - 09/14/2010, 06:16pm EDT
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NIST releases new smartgrid cybersecurity guide

Learn more in today's Cybersecurity Update

Tuesday - 09/14/2010, 05:53pm EDT

NIST to retrain NASA feds as cyber pros

Anti-US hacker takes credit for 'Here you have' worm

Monday - 09/13/2010, 08:30am EDT

Identity Aware Loss Prevention: How to Manage and Protect Sensitive Information

September 22nd at 11 AM

Data Loss Prevention (DLP) is receiving significant attention within the information security community as individuals and organizations realize the importance of managing and protecting sensitive information. The impact of a data breach can be significant, resulting in lost productivity, failed audits, and negative press exposure.

This session will review the benefits of identity-aware Data Loss Prevention and how these integrated solutions can help reduce IT risk, automate key security processes and enhance overall compliance posture.

Tuesday - 09/07/2010, 04:02pm EDT
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NIST finalizes Smart Grid cyber guidelines

CBP lax in controlling cybersecurity

Friday - 09/03/2010, 08:30am EDT
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