National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
NIST selects 18 tech companies for zero-trust demos
The demos will help the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence craft a practice guide with reference designs for agencies.
Agency reuse of FedRAMP-approved cloud products climbs with automation
Also: an update on the fate of the FedRAMP Authorization Act in the Senate
GAO encourages agencies to improve forensic algorithm standards in new report
The watchdog agency says new rules could help govern the use of algorithms in criminal investigations.
Officials urge agencies to coordinate their IPv6 and zero-trust plans
Agencies' IPv6 implementation plans are due before the end of fiscal 2021.
Biden administration proposes record $171.3B for R&D across civilian agencies
The proposed sum would come alongside extra funding for research included in the American Jobs Plan.
NIST to consolidate existing supply chain guidance before issuing new recommendations
The institute is under pressure to publish separate guidance on protecting critical software and testing source code.