National Institute of Standards and Technology May 1, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Artificial Intelligence Standards
Document Number: 2019-08818
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The February 11, 2019, Executive Order on Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence (AI) directs the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to create a plan for Federal engagement in the development of technical standards and related tools in support of reliable, robust, and trustworthy systems that use AI technologies (Plan). This notice requests information to help NIST understand the current state, plans, challenges, and opportunities regarding the development and availability of AI technical standards and related tools, as well as priority areas for federal involvement in AI standards-related activities. To assist in developing the Plan, NIST will consult with Federal agencies, the private sector, academia, non-governmental entities, and other stakeholders with interest in and expertise relating to AI.
Announcing Issuance of Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-3, Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules
Document Number: 2019-08817
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
This notice announces the Secretary of Commerce's issuance of Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-3, Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules. FIPS 140-3 includes references to existing International Organization for Standardization/ International Electrotechnical Commission (ISO/IEC) 19790:2012(E) Information technologySecurity techniquesSecurity requirements for cryptographic modules and ISO/IEC 24759:2017(E) Information technologySecurity techniquesTest requirements for cryptographic modules. As permitted by the standards, the NIST Special Publication (SP) series 800-140 will specify updates, replacements, or additions to the currently cited ISO/IEC standard as necessary.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Analysis of Exoskeleton-Use for Enhancing Human Performance Data Collection
Document Number: 2019-08816
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.