National Institute of Standards and Technology


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National Institute of Standards and Technology

A federal research laboratory in the United States. Established in 1901, it conducts research in various scientific fields and has contributed to developments in x-rays, smoke detectors, and pollution control, among other things. It is an agency under the U.S. Department of Commerce.
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The FIPS standard, developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, identifies a consistent set of safety and tamper-resistant criteria for hardware-based products and is widely considered to be the benchmark for hardened security.
National Institute of Standards and Technology Reiterates Approval of SHA-256 Hashing Algorithm in Light of Recent MD5 Vulnerabilities
a Los Angeles-based software company developing statistical machine translation software (SMTS), today announced it has been awarded $2 million over three years in an Advanced Technology Program (ATP) Award by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), a non-regulatory agency of the U.
Polycom also announced today that it has received validation from a laboratory accredited by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) that its AES encryption algorithm conforms to the security requirements of the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS).
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