John W. Lyons, Who Led NIST in Times of Great Change, Dies at 93
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by Sarah Henderson
1w ago
Lyons served as director of NIST from 1990 to 1993 and guided the organization as its mission expanded in support of U.S. industry ..read more
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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Preliminary Terms with TSMC, Expanded Investment from Company to Bring World’s Most Advanced Leading-Edge Technology to the U.S.
National Institute of Standards and Technology
by Grant Evans
1w ago
Proposed CHIPS Investment in Arizona Would Support AI, High-Performance Computing, 5G/6G Communications, and More Applications Media Contact: Madeline Broas, madeline.broas [at] chips.gov (madeline[dot]broas[at]chips[dot]gov) Today, the Biden-Harris Administration announced that the U.S ..read more
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CHIPS for America and Natcast to Give Update on the National Semiconductor Technology Center
National Institute of Standards and Technology
by Hannah Robinson
2w ago
The CHIPS for America Research and Development (R&D) Program and Natcast , the operator of the CHIPS for America National Semiconductor Technology Center (NSTC), will host a webinar to provide an overview of the NSTC’s vision and mission, an update ..read more
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Incident Response Recommendations and Considerations for Cybersecurity Risk Management | Comment on SP 800-61 Revision 3 Initial Public Draft
National Institute of Standards and Technology
by Aliza Reisberg
2w ago
Incident response is a critical part of cybersecurity risk management and should be integrated across organizational operations. The six Functions of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) 2.0 all play vital roles in incident response. NIST is ..read more
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NIST Releases a Draft Product Development Cybersecurity Handbook for IoT Product Manufacturers for Public Comment
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by Aliza Reisberg
2w ago
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NIST Awards $3.6 Million for Community-Based Cybersecurity Workforce Development
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by Sarah Henderson
2w ago
The grants of roughly $200,000 each will go to 18 education and community organizations that are working to address the nation’s shortage of skilled cybersecurity employees ..read more
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NIST Special Publication on WIM Systems Used in Law Enforcement Applications
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by Pamela L Corey
2w ago
Introduction According to the 2021 Fact Sheet: The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal , one in five miles of U.S. highways and major roads and over 45,000 bridges are in poor condition. A major contributor to road damage stems from heavy or excess weight ..read more
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Fun and Games: Teach and Learn Measurement System Basics with the SI Units Card Deck
National Institute of Standards and Technology
by Pamela L Corey
2w ago
It’s easy to learn the metric system with the SI Units Card Deck (NIST SP 1297), an interactive educational activity that helps learners build their skills using the major elements of the International System of Units (SI). The card deck consists of ..read more
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Witness Testing in Official Weights and Measures Inspections
National Institute of Standards and Technology
by Pamela L Corey
2w ago
Weights and measures inspections provide a legally required, independent validation of the accuracy of commercial weighing and measuring devices; provide a level playing field for competing businesses; and help ensure consumers get what they pay for ..read more
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NIST Researchers Use Cellphone Compass to Measure Tiny Concentrations of Compounds Important for Human Health
National Institute of Standards and Technology
by Pamela L Corey
2w ago
Nearly every modern cellphone has a built-in compass, or magnetometer, that detects the direction of Earth’s magnetic field, providing critical information for navigation. Now a team of researchers at the National Institute of Standards and ..read more
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