National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

NIST wants to update iEdison tech-transfer portal to get it out of the ’90s

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 week ago

The modernization is a "strategic priority" of NIST's involvement with the White House's lab-to-market goal for federal agencies.

White House proposes binding AI regulatory principles for agencies

by Dave Nyczepir • 3 weeks ago

The 10 principles are aimed at consistency in guiding industry development of the technology while maintaining U.S. leadership in the space.

2019 in review: Agencies embrace RPA — AI less so

by Dave Nyczepir • 4 weeks ago

Trust in data is an issue implementing AI, but agencies overcame hurdles credentialing bots.

NIST confirms that facial recognition doesn’t work equally well for all

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 month ago

The study tests 189 software algorithms from 99 developers. Results varied, but the overall takeaway is troubling.

NIST to test federal ‘zero trust’ security architectures

by Dave Nyczepir • 4 months ago

Some agencies have elements of zero-trust frameworks in place, but NIST will explore the proper way to use them, according to its chief cybersecurity adviser.

Are agencies like Energy funding quantum technology wisely?

by Dave Nyczepir • 4 months ago

China is sitting on the encrypted data it exfiltrates, waiting for a quantum computer capable of cracking it. Post-quantum cryptography is one way to protect time-sensitive information, while some technologists are rooting for quantum key distribution.

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