Tags National Institute of Standards and Technology

NIST wants telecom drones that can fly longer and carry more gear. Can you help?

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 week ago

A new Challenge.gov challenge asks participants to build a drone tailored to first responders' needs.

Virtual reality for public safety? NIST seeks help in some early-stage research

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 weeks ago

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology believe that virtual reality could be a useful tool for the public safety community — they're just not exactly sure how.

Donna Dodson says changing infrastructure is among the biggest challenges in cybersecurity

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 month ago

Dodson also discusses the importance of having a diverse team in this new FedScoop Q&A.

Not just money and talent: Five ways the government can get better at cybersecurity

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

Some key takeaways from a D.C. CyberWeek panel at Georgetown University on Tuesday.

NIST issues draft update to cyber framework

by Shaun Waterman • 1 year ago

Federal scientists at the government’s technology laboratory have issued a draft update to their widely adopted Cybersecurity Framework, adding for the first time a way of quantifying risk and security outcomes.

NIST asks for help with quantum-proof crypto

by Shaun Waterman • 1 year ago

U.S. government scientists are asking private sector and academic cryptographers for help in writing new encryption algorithms that are complex and powerful enough to withstand cracking attempts by quantum computers.