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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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A NICE approach to furthering the nation's cyber security

This week Federal Security Spotlight checks in with Ernest McDuffie, the leader for the National Initiative on Cyber Security Education.
July 14, 2010

Wednesday - 07/14/2010, 04:16pm EDT
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Watch out for fake Adobe Flash updates

Learn more in today's cybersecurity update.

Tuesday - 07/13/2010, 04:52pm EDT

Advice about continuous network monitoring from MOC

This week, the show features two speakers from the Management of Change conference, which took place in Philadelphia earlier this year.
Encore Presentation

Thursday - 07/08/2010, 11:00am EDT
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Cybersecurity awareness gets a NICE start

Cybersecurity training is expanding beyond agencies and into high schools, libraries and other workplaces. It's called the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education. We learn more about it from NIST's Dr. Ernest McDuffie.

Thursday - 07/01/2010, 02:05pm EDT
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Cybersecurity gets nice NICE baby!

Also in the cybersecurity headlines: Navy CIO Carey moving to Fleet Cyber Command, Study Reveals DHS Does Not Dominate the Homeland Security Market

Thursday - 07/01/2010, 09:30am EDT
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Fed invents most accurate clock in the world

If you are a sticker for time then your in luck.

Tuesday - 06/29/2010, 04:55pm EDT

Feds lead Smart Grid development effort

The Senate is now considering a bill, approved last week by the House, designed to help the nation's electrical grid evolve into an enhanced Smart Grid which would help protect itself from cyber-attacks. In addition, however, the Smart Grid is also expected to help the nation do a better job of managing our electrical resources. A group of federal employees recently talked about their role in developing the Smart Grid.

Tuesday - 06/15/2010, 07:15am EDT
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