The secure-communications company says it's moving away from the the US government agency's standards after reports of NSA tampering.
The partnership aims to bring more security experts together to boost the nation's infrastructure against cybercrime.
The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology rules that two document standards--ODF and OOXML--can co-exist.
NIST comes out with its proposed cybersecurity standards, which outlines how private companies can protect themselves against hacks, cyberattacks, and security breaches.
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.
A recent draft of a government standard definition of cloud computing from the NIST is surprisingly workable. Could it be that the feds beat the commercial sector to the punch on this one?
The next phase of smart-grid standards is due to start next year but vendors pushing their own home networking options threatens to slow the process, says a NIST official.
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.
From critical exploits to the tiniest bug, many security holes receive a tracking number through the US government. The system is being revamped to handle the ever-growing number of bugs, but the cure could create problems of its own.