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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 Sep. 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 Apr. 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 Aug. 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 Sep. 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 Oct. 22, 2013

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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 Apr. 11, 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 Apr. 5, 2012

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New mini sensor can measure brain's magnetic activity

The device could prove useful in brain-computer interfaces, testing for traumatic brain injuries, and more.

By Apr. 20, 2012

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HealthCare.gov security -- 'a breach waiting to happen'

Only half of one of the security holes previously identified on the government's health care site has been patched, while new ones have since been uncovered, says the head of a security consulting firm.

By Jan. 16, 2014