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GSA finalizing requirements for FedRAMP

Agencies and vendors soon will be able to submit cloud-based products and services to be certified and accredited once and be available for use by all of government. Version 2 of the FedRAMP security controls should be ready in the next few weeks. Cloud working group still must address several questions about the approval process.

Wednesday - 08/25/2010, 07:26am EDT
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Internet task force: innovative policy a priority

Learn more about the Internet Policy Task Force

Tuesday - 08/24/2010, 09:30am EDT
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CDT's Schwartz explains his NIST jump

Ari Schwartz is leaving the Center for Democracy and Technology after 13 years to join the National Institute of Standards and Technology as a senior Internet policy advisor. He explains the decision to become a fed.

Thursday - 08/12/2010, 10:34am EDT
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Agencies make the iPad telework connection

It's a saying many of us have grown to hate, but Apple's iPad really is being tested to see if it's "good enough for government work."

Monday - 08/09/2010, 11:39am EDT

Labor grants will help states secure unemployment insurance info

Learn more in today's cybersecurity update.

Friday - 08/06/2010, 05:10pm EDT

CDT's Schwartz takes job at NIST

Long-time privacy and cybersecurity expert to join the government to work on similar issues. EPA's Lisa Schlosser also takes on a new role at her agency.

Friday - 08/06/2010, 03:35pm EDT

Is Trust the next "Killer App"?

August 12th, 2010 at 11 AM

How does one assure trust in Cyberspace? As citizens, government, and business enterprise increase the amount of information that is shared online, fundamental questions arise around security requirements, data and identity management, and infrastructure. Trusted online environments can reduce costs, expand services, and are critical to protecting how, and to whom, information is shared. Securing identities in transactions is an essential component to building trusted online systems and a critical priority for both business and government. As online information sharing and collaborative services evolve between people and technologies, will trust emerge as the next "Killer App"?

Monday - 08/02/2010, 03:06pm EDT
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Feds seek right role for protecting .com domain

With so much at stake, what role, if any does the federal government play in protecting the .com Internet domain? Several experts offer some candid observations on what the government's role should be.

Monday - 08/02/2010, 06:30am EDT
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Cybersecurity and fighting the insider-threat

Our Federal News Radio Discussion this month explores cybersecurity and the insider-threat with Jerry Davis of NASA, NIST's Elaine Newton, and Bobbie Stempfley from DHS.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 11:00am EDT
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NIST is epicenter for cybersecurity

Learn more in today's cybersecurity update.

Thursday - 07/29/2010, 04:18pm EDT

NIST seen as epicenter for cybersecurity

A provision in the Commerce, Justice, State appropriations bill could give NIST a larger role in protecting federal and civilian computer networks. The plan is from one influential Maryland lawmaker, who believes the battle for cybersecurity needs to be fought in the Free State.

Wednesday - 07/28/2010, 07:08am EDT
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Commerce solidifies security of Internet

Commerce and several partners are ready to launch the Domain Name System Security Extensions that is expected to enhance Internet security and stability.

Tuesday - 07/27/2010, 06:17pm EDT

NIST replaces translators with smart phones

NIST scientists are currently testing smart phone-based technology to translate information between English and key languages that are short on human translators.

Tuesday - 07/27/2010, 07:05am EDT

$45M for cyber contests vanish

Senate Panel Tells NSF to Train More Cyber-Security Personnel

Friday - 07/23/2010, 08:30am EDT

NIST recommends new approach to cybersecurity

Ron Ross of the National Institute of Standards and Technology tells Federal News Radio's Jason Miller that NIST and other agencies are working together to develop more comprehensive risk management plans. NIST and OMB are set to release documents in the coming months.

Thursday - 07/22/2010, 04:57pm EDT
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NIST recommends new approach to cybersecurity

Ron Ross of the National Institute of Standards and Technology tells Federal News Radio's Jason Miller that NIST and other agencies are working together to develop more comprehensive risk management plans. NIST and OMB are set to release documents in the coming months.

Thursday - 07/22/2010, 03:39pm EDT

Cool Jobs: NIST scientists deal with weighty issues daily

Most of us take for granted that medicines are usually dispensed in pills or capsules by the milligram and that a sack of flour or sugar is usually dispensed by the pound. But who determines officially just what a milligram or a pound actually is? As part of our "Cool Jobs in Government" series, Federal News Radio's Max Cacas takes us to the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Friday - 07/16/2010, 11:40am EDT
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Cool Jobs: Fed holds weight of world on shoulders

Federal News Radio continues to highlight unorthodox ways that some feds spend their days with a visit to the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Thursday - 07/15/2010, 08:08am EDT
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