In the news
January 17, 2015  |

Wounded service members are learning new ways to protect the nation through the intricacies of cybersecurity training.

Press Releases
January 06, 2015

To accommodate the many organizations that would like to prepare comments on the recently posted use case, “Wireless Medical Infusion Pumps,” the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence is extending the comment period through February 20, 2015. Access the draft use case here. We look forward to your comments.

In the news
December 27, 2014  |  Star Tribune

"Allina is one of several local health care players that has been working with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) since the spring to develop a type of technical analysis known as a 'use case' for wireless pumps."

Press Releases
December 21, 2014

The NCCoE’s Identity and Access Management use case for the energy sector is now in the build phase. The focus of this project is to help energy company security personnel control physical and logical access to their resources, authenticate with certainty the individuals and systems that have access rights, and enforce access control policies effectively across resources.

In the Lab

Press Releases
December 18, 2014


The deadline for public comments has been extended until February 20, 2015.

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence has launched a new project to address the security of medical infusion pumps. The public is invited to comment on the draft use case.

In the news
December 07, 2014  |  FCW

Agencies face a delicate balancing act when it comes to providing mobile security. Federal information security specialists are tackling the dilemma in various ways. For example, in September, the National Institute of Standards and Technology's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) published a revised draft of a mobile security guide that addresses the security versus usability challenge.

In the news
November 13, 2014  |  WAMU 88.5

The D.C. region is home to the hottest market for cybersecurity jobs in the nation. Cybersecurity deals with keeping information safe — everything from your recent Target purchase to the most sensitive of intelligence at the NSA. There were 23,000 postings for cybersecurity jobs here last year. That’s the largest concentration anywhere in the country, roughly double Silicon Valley and San Francisco combined.

Press Releases
November 13, 2014

Ping Identity is the most recent company to become a National Cybersecurity Excellence Partner. Ping Identity is the 20th information technology firm to join with the NCCoE.

Along with the NCCoE’s other core partners, Ping will contribute hardware, software and expertise to the center’s work to accelerate the adoption of secure technologies.

October 26, 2014

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence is contributing to National Cybersecurity Awareness Month by focusing on the development of new generations of cybersecurity professionals and raising awareness about the importance of simple measures for online security.

In the news
October 20, 2014  |

Once the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence is up and running, how many companies could be drawn to Montgomery County? The NCCoE, which will be housed along Shady Grove Road in Rockville, will be a federal agency designed to bring experts from industry, government and academia to solve specific security problems.