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.
NIST comes out with its proposed cybersecurity standards, which outlines how private companies can protect themselves against hacks, cyberattacks, and security breaches.
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.
The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology rules that two document standards--ODF and OOXML--can co-exist.
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?
Concerns about compatibility and other issues move DOT and NIST to prohibit upgrades to Vista, Office 2007 and IE 7, for now anyway.
Standards group document provides road map for federal agencies to bolster computer system security.
Penguin Computing plans to announce Monday that it has hired Pauline Nist, who long led HP's NonStop server group.