National Institute of Standards and Technology

Report: Benefits agencies, lacking guidance, slow to abandon traditional identity verification

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 day ago

The 2017 Equifax data breach has officials second-guessing the old method, but no federal recommendations exist ensuring alternatives are adopted.

Senators introduce bipartisan national AI strategy

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 weeks ago

The Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act would invest $2.2 billion over five years and charge several agencies with focusing on the technology.

NIST publishes final green paper on ‘Unleashing American Innovation’

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

The report is part of the agency's work under CAP Goal 14 of the President's Management Agenda, which seeks to improve the transfer of federal tech from lab to market.

NIST’s new public-safety tech challenge comes with $2.2 million in potential prizes

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

The challenge will include 10 in-person coding events in 10 cities across the country this fall.

Lawmakers question proposed budget cuts, layoffs at NIST

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 months ago

Also: an update on the institute's forthcoming Privacy Framework.

White House’s 2020 budget request puts dollars behind AI national strategy

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

Around $850 million, specifically. But overall, the budget sees declining R&D requests for nearly every agency.

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