NIST News, Articles and Updates

NIST 1.1 tackles cybersecurity metrics, supply chain

The second draft of the update to the US National Institute of Standards and Technology's cyber-security framework, NIST 1.1, may prove to be more impactful than the original version released in 2013.

NIST guidelines for ransomware recovery - situational awareness vital

The US NCCoE at the NIST along with vendors and businesses within the cyber-security community teamed up to develop a recovery guide for firms hit with ransomware attacks.

NIST axes SMS-based two-factor authentication for US government apps

US government service providers will be required to phase out the use of SMS-based two-factor authentication (2FA) as the result of new guidelines from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).