National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) News

Global Directors Beware: Are You Ready for EU’s Data Protection Regulation?

On May 25, 2018, the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect in the 28 EU member states. Companies, the world over, are now rushing to meet the deadline for compliance but how many will …

National Building, Communications Standards Recommended for Tornado Safety

National standards should be set for building construction, storm shelters and emergency communications to reduce death and damage from tornados, a federal agency that studied the deadly 2011 tornado in Joplin, Missouri, recommended on Thursday. The National Institute of Standards …

U.S. Unveils Draft of Voluntary Corporate Cybersecurity Standards

A U.S. bureau on Tuesday unveiled a draft of voluntary standards that companies can adopt to boost cybersecurity – part of an attempt to protect critical industries without setting restrictive and costly regulations. The National Institute of Standards and Technology …