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Silent Circle: NIST encryption standards untrustworthy

The secure-communications company says it's moving away from the the US government agency's standards after reports of NSA tampering.

By September 30, 2013

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McAfee, NIST partner to boost U.S. cyberdefenses

The partnership aims to bring more security experts together to boost the nation's infrastructure against cybercrime.

By April 15, 2013

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NIST conditionally endorses Microsoft's Open XML in upcoming vote

The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology rules that two document standards--ODF and OOXML--can co-exist.

By August 10, 2007

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Amid NSA uproar, encryption-standards body defends process

National Institute of Standards and Technology says it will continue to create the "strongest possible" standards, following reports of surveillance-related meddling by the National Security Agency.

By September 10, 2013

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US government releases draft cybersecurity framework

NIST comes out with its proposed cybersecurity standards, which outlines how private companies can protect themselves against hacks, cyberattacks, and security breaches.

By October 22, 2013

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The world's most accurate clock will keep time for 5 billion years

An experimental clock has set the records for both accuracy and stability, being able to keep time for longer than the Earth has been in existence.

By January 22, 2014

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Superradiant laser is super stable

Physicists create a prototype of a very stable, although dim, laser which could improve atomic clocks and equipment, such as GPS, which rely on them.

By April 5, 2012

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World's first atomic wristwatch comes to Kickstarter

A scientist says he's created the world's first true atomic wristwatch, packing a chip-scale atomic clock into a wearable carbon fiber case. And yes, he's made watches before.

By April 11, 2014