Public Institutions, Public Works

NIST debuts the finalized update to its Cybersecurity Framework

February 26, 2024

Via: FCW

The revamp of a nationally recognized cybersecurity standards blueprint urges board rooms to adopt robust governance practices, arguing it will help them face down ever-evolving cyber risks targeting both public and private sectors. The National Institute of Standards and Technology […]

Basic Services, Emergency Services

What do first responders want from communications tech?

January 30, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

A new survey of more than 7,100 first responders conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) reflects their need for communications tech that is “trustworthy,” “controllable” and “[reduces] user frustration.” NIST’s “Voice of First Responders” project was […]

Social Services

Standardized Software Bill of Materials Needed to Power Energy Cybersecurity

August 26, 2021

Via: PowerMag

Supply chain security is top of mind these days for policymakers and regulators focused on protecting the utility industry and other critical infrastructure. A cyber vulnerability with a single supplier can take down an entire supply chain network and the […]


NIST stakes $30 million grant for public safety broadband apps and innovations

December 30, 2016

Via: StateScoop

There is $30 million up for grabs for organizations that can deliver digital tools for the nation’s first public-safety communications network. The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), tasked to coordinate the network’s launch, advertised the grant in a blog post […]