While telemedicine may sound like science fiction, it is already a reality, Scholl said. And NIST is working on standards to make the overlaying technology work.
The agency issued draft of version 1 of the technology roadmap seeking to create cloud computing standards. The document details 10 cloud requirements that agencies need help on to adopt the emerging technology.
The NIST Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards 2.0 builds upon the first cyber outline the agency released.
Charles Romine has been selected to replace Furlani as the head of the NIST IT lab.
OPM developing competency models for performance improvement officers and chief operating officers as part of its requirements under the GPRA Modernization Act. DHS moves to agile development to fix the HSIN program. NIST to update HSPD-12 card requirements to meet mobile needs.
Karen Scarfone, one of the authors of the Wireless LAN publication, shares highlights from the guidance.
NIST has four new publications on improving cybersecurity.
Fred Whiteside, project manager for the cloud computing program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and Wolf Tombe, chief technology officer, Customs and Border Protection joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris for a panel discussion on cloud computing in government.
The Homeland Security Department and the National Institute of Standards and Technology are teaming up to create a ”botnet playbook,” which will act as an industry ”code of conduct” for dealing with the cyber threat.
The Commerce Department has issued the latest word on how to spot cybersecurity weaknesses in federal computer systems: It’s called the ”Guide for Conducting Risk Assessments,” and it’s been published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.