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Gallagher is asking all 10 of the agency's labs to consider how they are set up to meet their mission. NIST is playing a more critical role than ever in many of the administration's priorities. He says the agency is considering its options for revamping its IT lab.
Lawmakers expected to vote on Cybersecurity Enhancement Act that would give NIST more authority. Bill also focuses on research and development around cybersecurity.
The State Department in late January began testing the use of digital certificates on Microsoft Word and Excel documents, using the Group Policy Object function to digitally lock down Microsoft Office so employees does not use any macros that are not approved by State.
NSF, NIST and Energy continue to receive increases on way to doubling budget by 2017. Overall, R&D across government increases only slightly. OSTP will create a dashboard to measure effectiveness of federal R&D efforts.
With federal agencies like the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the National Security Agency, and soon, the Defense Information Systems Agency, within its borders, the state of Maryland believes that it is perfectly suited to help lead the national push towards cybersecurity. A report entitled "CyberMaryland", released at NIST yesterday, is a roadmap toward leveraging Maryland's high concentration of Federal facilities into new, high-tech jobs for its citizens.
Karen Scarfone, one of the authors of the Wireless LAN publication, shares highlights from the guidance.
NIST has four new publications on improving cybersecurity.
Fred Whiteside, project manager for the cloud computing program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and Wolf Tombe, chief technology officer, Customs and Border Protection joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris for a panel discussion on cloud computing in government.
The Homeland Security Department and the National Institute of Standards and Technology are teaming up to create a "botnet playbook," which will act as an industry "code of conduct" for dealing with the cyber threat.
The Commerce Department has issued the latest word on how to spot cybersecurity weaknesses in federal computer systems: It's called the "Guide for Conducting Risk Assessments," and it's been published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.