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NIST Seeks Feedback to Modernize Federal Invention Reporting System; Walter Copan Quoted

The National Institute of Standards and Technology asks the public to submit input on the modernization of a platform through which inventors report on their federally-funded products. The agency said Monday it plans to update and simplify the Interagency Edison System or iEdison for improvements in functionality, information security and user experience. 

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NIST Issues Commerce Dept’s 2018 Tech Transfer Report; Walter Copan Quoted

A Department of Commerce report has found an increase in technology transfer efforts at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s Institute for Telecommunication Sciences over the past five years.

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NIST Unveils Biometric Research Data

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released facial photographs, fingerprints, iris scans and other biometric research data designed for testing systems used to validate an individual’s identity prior to granting access.

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CISA, OMB Issue Draft Policies on Vulnerability Disclosure

The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has released a draft binding operational directive that would require federal agencies to have a vulnerability disclosure policy.

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NCCoE Calls for Public to Comment on Cybersecurity Project Description

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, an agency within the National Institutes of Standards and Technology, seeks public feedback on a recently drafted implementation project description. NCCoE said its project, known as Validating the Integrity of Servers and Client Devices, aims to demonstrate implementations that allow organizations to verify the authenticity of purchased computing tools.

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