National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
DHS releases roadmap to post-quantum cryptography
DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says now is the time for agencies to protect their data from advancements in quantum computing.
NIST to begin publishing Cybersecurity Practice Guide in 2022
The guide will be the end result of NIST’s Implementing a Zero Trust Architecture Project.
GSA targeting governmentwide cloud vehicle launch for early fiscal 2022
The new contract vehicle represents the first phase of GSA’s plan to establish a marketplace for core cloud services.
NIST AI framework must take into account global catastrophic risk say UC Berkeley researchers
The academics cite arguments by theorists that instability caused by new AI systems could increase the probability of nuclear war.
Civil rights organizations want nondiscrimination steps laid out in NIST’s AI guidance
New AI system initiatives should be reviewed for potentially illegal discriminatory treatment or effects, advocacy groups say.
Agencies may want to establish a national strategy for contact-tracing apps
The absence of a national exposure notification app led 26 states, territories and Washington, D.C. to seek out their own.