2 hrs ago
SCTE Launches 'Corporate Alliance Program'
The Standards News Portal is updated on a daily basis to bring you the most important news about standards - how they are created, how they affect you - and who's doing what to whom.
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12 hrs ago
On Time: Buysides Must Synchronize Their Trading Systems
Is your firm on time? This isn't an innocent question. In today's marketplace with global exchanges, high-speed connections and nearly-autonomous trading formulas, buyside firms must synchronize their IT and trading systems' time pieces.
17 hrs ago
Republican Bill Cuts Funding For Climate, Social, Economic Research By $160 Million
The House Republicans' latest bill to reauthorize science research funding makes an aggressive effort to pick and choose what science to fund, the Boston Globe reports .
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Vitesse Achieves Federal FIPS Security Certification
Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation , a leading provider of advanced IC solutions for Carrier , Enterprise and Internet of Things networks , announced that its SynchroPHY 1 Gigabit Ethernet and 10GE PHYs with Intellisec IEEE 802.1AE MACsec technology are the world's first to achieve Federal Information Processing Standard 197 256-bit AES encryption ... (more)
Is Your Agency Ready for the Upcoming Cloud Security Deadline?
A deadline for federal agencies to adhere to the government's baseline cloud security standards and changes to the standards themselves are both fast approaching.
'Baby Teeth' In Infrastructure Cyber Security Framework
NIST's modest effort to improve lax security around IT infrastructure in airports, utilities, and other critical areas now heads to Congress.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
International Society of Automation
Web Exclusive: The NIST Cybersecurity Framework
The draft cybersecurity framework was issued for public comment, with the final version scheduled for issue in February 2014 by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
University of Waterloo Professors Receive Prestigious Google Award
Internet services giant, Google, is investing in cutting edge research at the University of Waterloo.
The more accurate "Second"
Our college days have taught us that there is a difference between 'accurate' and 'precise'.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Press Releases: The Second US-Japan Cyber Dialogue
This dialogue follows the first Japan-U.S. Cyber Dialogue held in Tokyo in May 2013, which inaugurated a whole-of-government approach between Japan and the United States on cyber policy.
Government Computer News
Government's credential exchange to go live soon
One of the goals of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace is for agencies to be early adopters of the identity ecosystem being developed.
Inside the NIST Framework to Improve Cybersecurity
President Obama's Executive Order 13636, "Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity," issued a year ago, established U.S. policy for maintaining a cyber environment that encourages "efficiency, innovation, and economic prosperity while promoting safety, security, business confidentiality, privacy, and civil liberties."
Federal Computer Week
A 'start-up guide' for information interoperability
The National Security Council staff has rolled out an information-sharing project it hopes will become a template for improving the efficiency and efficacy of cross-organization information sharing.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
NCSLI Workshop & Symposium, Orlando, Florida, July 28-31, 2014
Measurement Science plays multiple roles in the Energy Industry. The Energy Sessions will focus on measurements associated with Smart Energy, Infrastructure and Power Systems.
Bi-Partisan Manufacturing Jobs Bill Passes Through Committee
The bill, co-written by Sens. Sherrod Brown and Roy Blunt , aims to establish a Network for Manufacturing Innovation with the goal of creating thousands of high-paying and high-tech advanced manufacturing jobs.
The world's most accurate clock is now officially ticking. Last week the US National Institute of Standards and Technology unveiled NIST-F2 , an atomic clock that will not lose a second for at least 300 million years.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Government Computer News
State pilots test ID management for online services
Establishing the identity of online users is a thorny issue for the electronic delivery of government services.
NIST Launches A New U.S. Time Standard: NIST-F2 Atomic Clock
See backgrounder on clock operation and accompanying animation of NIST-F2 . The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology has officially launched a new atomic clock, called NIST-F2, to serve as a new U.S. civilian time and frequency standard, along with the current NIST-F1 standard.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Washington turns attention to cybersecurity, safety issues
The American Water Works Association recently released a guidance to give water utility managers a concise set of best practices and standards for reducing their cyber vulnerabilities.
StorageTek Tape Drive Achieves FIPS 140-2 Validation
Oracle is pleased to announce that the Oracle StorageTek T10000C Tape Drive has achieved a FIPS 140-2 validation with overall compliance at Level 1 of the standard .