National Institute of Standards and Technology 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Manufacturing Extension Partnership Advisory Board
Document Number: 2017-06776
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces that the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Advisory Board will hold an open meeting on April 30, 2017.
Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology
Document Number: 2017-06366
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT or Committee), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will meet by webinar in an open session on Monday, May 8, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The VCAT is composed of not fewer than 9 members appointed by the NIST Director, a majority of whom are eminent in such fields as business, research, new product development, engineering, labor, education, management consulting, environment, and international relations.
Prospective Grant of Exclusive Patent License
Document Number: 2017-06003
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (``NIST''), U.S. Department of Commerce, is contemplating the grant of an exclusive license in the United States of America, its territories, possessions and commonwealths, to NIST's interest in the invention embodied in U.S. Patent Application No. 62/302,855, titled ``Prostate Cancer Detection Using Western Blot Analysis,'' (NIST Docket No. 16-007) to McJimpsey Biotechnologies, Inc. The grant of the license would be for prostate cancer detection.
National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Capabilities Assessment for Securing Manufacturing Industrial Control Systems for the Manufacturing Sector
Document Number: 2017-05759
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites organizations to provide products and technical expertise to support and demonstrate security platforms for the Capabilities Assessment for Securing Manufacturing Industrial Control Systems. This notice is the initial step for the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) in collaborating with technology companies to address cybersecurity challenges identified under the Manufacturing sector program. Participation in the Capabilities Assessment for Securing Manufacturing Industrial Control Systems use case is open to all interested organizations.
Request for Public Comments on Strategic Plan for the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program
Document Number: 2017-04933
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) requests comments on the Draft Strategic Plan for the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program (NWIRP or Program). The Draft NWIRP Strategic Plan is posted on the NIST Web site at: https://www.nist.gov/ el/mssd/nwirp.
Open Meeting of the Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board
Document Number: 2017-03970
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) will meet Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, Thursday, March, 30, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, and Friday, March 31, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. All sessions will be open to the public.
Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology
Document Number: 2017-03426
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT or Committee), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will meet by webinar in an open session on Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The VCAT is composed of not fewer than 9 members appointed by the NIST Director, a majority of whom are eminent in such fields as business, research, new product development, engineering, labor, education, management consulting, environment, and international relations.
Manufacturing Extension Partnership Advisory Board
Document Number: 2017-03094
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces that the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Advisory Board will hold an open meeting on March 7, 2017.
Proposed Update to the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity
Document Number: 2017-01599
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) requests comments on a proposed update to the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (the ``Framework''). The voluntary Framework consists of standards, methodologies, procedures, and processes that align policy, business, and technological approaches to address cyber risks. The Framework was published on February 12, 2014, after a year-long, open process involving private and public sector organizations, including extensive input and public comments. It has been used with increasing frequency and in a variety of ways by organizations of all sizes, areas of interest, and based inside and outside the United States. This Request for Comments (RFC) is meant to facilitate coordination with, ``private sector personnel and entities, critical infrastructure owners and operators, and other relevant industry organizations'' as directed by the Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2014.\1\ The proposed update to the Framework is available for review at http://www.nist.gov/ cyberframework. Responses to this RFC will be posted at http:// www.nist.gov/cyberframework and will inform NIST's planned update to the Framework.
Request for Nominations for Members To Serve on National Institute of Standards and Technology Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: C1-2016-31835
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology
Document Number: 2017-00756
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) originally published a document announcing an upcoming meeting of the Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT or Committee) on January 3, 2017 (82 FR 92). The meeting time, dates, and details have been updated. The VCAT will now meet by webinar in an open session on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The VCAT is composed of fifteen members appointed by the NIST Director who are eminent in such fields as business, research, new product development, engineering, labor, education, management consulting, environment, and international relations.
Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology
Document Number: 2016-31836
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT or Committee), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will meet in an open session on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time and Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The VCAT is composed of fifteen members appointed by the NIST Director who are eminent in such fields as business, research, new product development, engineering, labor, education, management consulting, environment, and international relations.
Request for Nominations for Members To Serve on National Institute of Standards and Technology Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2016-31835
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites and requests nomination of individuals for appointment to nine existing Federal Advisory Committees: Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board, Manufacturing Extension Partnership Advisory Board, National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee, Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction, National Advisory Committee on Windstorm Impact Reduction, NIST Smart Grid Advisory Committee, and Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology. NIST will consider nominations received in response to this notice for appointment to the Committees, in addition to nominations already received. Registered Federal lobbyists may not serve on NIST Federal Advisory Committees.