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NIST, DHS Partner to Establish Internet Routing System Security Standards

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has worked with the Department of Homeland Security and the internet industry to develop standards for the protection of electronic messages from data theft. The Internet Engineering Task Force published the Secure Inter-Domain Routing framework in an effort to establish a uniform approach for protecting the internet’s …

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NIST Seeks Proposals to Address Info Security Threat of Quantum Computers

The National Institute of Standards and Technology wants public input on how to address potential information security threats from quantum computers. NIST said Tuesday the Post-Quantum Cryptography Standardization effort seeks methods and strategies to mitigate future quantum computer attacks that could potentially break encryption codes used to protect digital information. “We’re looking to replace three …

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First Batch of Naval Academy Cyber Operations Majors to Graduate

The first batch of midshipmen who took the cyber operations course at the U.S. Naval Academy will graduate on May 27, the U.S. Navy reported Monday. The Navy said the 27 graduates compose the inaugural class of the academic program, which covers areas such as computer architecture, programming, networks, data structures, information assurance, forensics and cryptography. The …

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NIST Report Eyes ‘Quantum-Resistant’ Cryptography

A report by the National Institute of Standards and Technology explores algorithms that can help mitigate the potential threats quantum computing poses on cryptography. NIST said Thursday the Report on Post-Quantum Cryptography outlines the agency’s plans to secure electronic information in the advent of quantum computers and suggests that organizations switch to safer encryption algorithms. “There has been …

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NIST Publishes Final Version of Cryptography Standards and Guidelines Document

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has made available the final version of its cryptography standards and guidelines document as part of the agency’s efforts to standardize the development process of the data protection technology. NIST said Thursday the final Cryptographic Standards and Guidelines Development Process document comes after the publication of the …

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Energy Dept Aims for New Hardware to Secure Classified Data

The Energy Department and National Security Agency have jointly developed a sample hardware that is designed to safeguard the transmission of sensitive data, GCN reported Monday. Kathleen Hickey writes the DOE’s Savannah River National Laboratory engineered the prototype based on suite B cryptography to work with radiation air monitoring sensors …

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