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NIST Develops Web-Based Community Resilience Planning App

The National Institutes of Standards and Technology has released a web-based software application for community planners to evaluate and compare projects aimed at increasing resilience of buildings and infrastructure assets to natural disasters. NIST said Wednesday its researchers used input from government officials at the state and local levels to create the Economic Decision Guide Software.

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NIST Cites 5G Testbed Efforts to Support Industry Tech Dev’t

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has identified resources of 5G technology assessments to help inform the development of commercial technologies encompassing cellphones, internet-of-things networks, “smart” manufacturing platforms and autonomous vehicles.

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NIST Gives Security Guidance for Virtual Meetings

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has provided security measures that organizations may use when conducting virtual meetings. NIST advises organizations to frequently change access codes, use one-time passwords or multifactor authentication and monitor attendees for virtual meetings, Jeff Greene, National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence director, said in a blog post published Wednesday.

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NIST Revises Information Security Publication; Ron Ross Quoted

The National Institute of Standards and Technology wants to update guidance on operational and asset cybersecurity. NIST said Monday it listed hundreds of system protection measures, services and products in the fifth revision of the publication titled "Security and Privacy Controls for Information Systems and Organizations."

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A Look Into CMMC Maturity Framework and its 5 Levels

In January, the U.S. Department of Defense released Version 1.0 of its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification framework (CMMC). By 2026, DoD plans to require CMMC certification for all defense contracts. Contractors in the defense industry supply chain will be required to develop, assess, and augment cybersecurity practices, earning different maturity levels. 

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Walter Copan Talks NIST’s AI, Quantum Computing Work at House Subcommittee Hearing

Walter Copan, director of the National Institutes of Science and Technology, appeared Wednesday before a House subcommittee to discuss NIST’s work in quantum science and artificial intelligence, Nextgov reported Thursday. He told members of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee’s research and technology subpanel about NIST’s achievements in the quantum field, including work in quantum simulation and development of a quantum logic clock.

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