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NIST - SP 1800-1 - DRAFT Securing Electronic Health Records on Mobile Devices

I am excited to see NIST produce a new series of helpful guidelines and best practices.  This SP 1800 has strong potential.


Security News

Another Fine Meth

There’s something you begin to notice when it comes to scandal when you look at it long and deep enough. There is a point where the more horrible the crime, the less likely it will get covered by the news, result in indictments. 711 more words

In response to public concerns about cryptographic security, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has formally revised its recommended methods for generating random numbers… 88 more words

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Success Of Nation’s Manufacturing Depends On U.S. Supply Chain

In a thought-provoking post on the official blog for the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), author Mark Schmidt talks about the importance of U.S. 67 more words


'Leap Second' Added To The Day On Tuesday To Keep Things In Sync

BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – If this Tuesday seems just a little bit longer, it’s because it is. At 6 p.m. a leap second was added to the day. 258 more words


NIST's 'Nano-Raspberries' Could Bear Fruit in Fuel Cells

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a fast, simple process for making platinum “nano-raspberries”—microscopic clusters of nanoscale particles of the precious metal. 658 more words


What Time is it Really?

We have all been conditioned to believe that when a TV or radio program begins at the “top” or “bottom” of the hour, it means the program is starting at exactly 1 p.m. 620 more words