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White House Unveils 10 Members of Natl Cybersecurity Commission

President Barack Obama has appointed 10 executives with public, private and academic sector backgrounds to serve as members of a commission tasked to identify ways for the U.S. to build up its cybersecurity posture, the White House said Wednesday. The Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity is one component of an executive …

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Willie May to Officially Become Acting Director at NIST

Patrick Gallagher steps down as National Institute of Standards and Technology chief this week and Willie May will formally assume the acting director role with the standards body, FCW reported Thursday. May has been occupying the post for Gallagher, who has been serving as acting deputy commerce secretary and is now set to …

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Barbara Mikulski: National Cybersecurity Center Aims to Protect U.S. Inventions from Theft

The federal government, Maryland and Montgomery County have reached a partnership agreement to further build up the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence. Sen. Barbara Mikulski, National Institute of Standards and Technology Director Patrick Gallagher, Gov. Martin O’Malley and Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett inked the agreement outlining the development of …

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White House Unveils Draft Cyber Framework

The White House has issued a draft framework on cybersecurity for the critical infrastructure sector, a set of guidelines President Barack Obama believes can help safeguard national security and the economy, Fedscoop reported Wednesday. “Our critical infrastructure continues to be at risk from threats in cyberspace, and our economy is …

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Report: NIST Schedules Draft Cyber Framework Release

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has completed the draft cybersecurity framework for a scheduled release in October ahead of a forthcoming government shutdown, FCW reported Thursday. Amber Corrin writes NIST officials finished the draft framework after seven months of work and the agency intends to issue the preliminary …

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NIST and Industry Begin Dialogue on Cybersecurity Standards

Representatives from critical infrastructure providers and employees at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, spoke at an event at the Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C. about President Obama’s new executive order on cybersecurity. According to a Federal News Radio article, there were two central themes that came out …

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Profile: Patrick Gallagher, NIST Director

Dr. Patrick Gallagher serves as director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology and as commerce undersecretary for standards and technology. He was confirmed as the 14th director of NIST Nov. 5, 2009 for Standards and Technology and his undersecretary post was created through the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act …

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Chopra, Locke to Chat up Public-Private NIST Partnerships

Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke and the National Institute of Standards and Technology have announced a public roundtable for next week on the federal government’s efforts to engage industry. The Jan. 25 forum will feature federal Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra and White House economic and technology advisers, who will …

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