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Synonyms for NIST

an agency in the Technology Administration that makes measurements and sets standards as needed by industry or government programs

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Recommendation: To improve the management of NIST interagency agreements and provide reasonable assurance that NIST is efficiently using its resources and complying with applicable fiscal laws, the Secretary of Commerce should direct the NIST Director to meet its responsibilities in ensuring the proper use of federal funds, (a) develop, implement, and communicate to its clients policies regarding reasonable time frames for beginning work on interagency agreements; (b) track and monitor the work start date for each agreement; and (c) monitor and report internally, and periodically inform federal clients about, the amount of time elapsed between when funds were advanced to it from client agencies and when it actually began billing against an agreement.
With further improvements since they submitted their new report, the NIST researchers have made a clock that's about 10 times as precise as the world's cesium standard, Bergquist says.
NIST provides a force calibration service whereby the response [R.
The NIST ATP's goal is to bridge the gap between the research lab and the marketplace by stimulating prosperity through innovation.
The Quantitative Infrared Database, NIST Standard Reference Database 79, is available from the NIST Standard Reference Data Program for $240.
Such identification does not imply recommendation or endorsement by NIST, nor does it imply that the materials or equipment identified are necessarily the best available for the purpose.
Before each implosion, the NIST team places as many as dozens of battery-powered transmitters at various locations within the condemned building.
NIST evaluated the candidate algorithms and received invaluable assistance from cryptographers at computer security companies and universities around the world.
Tenable's Security Center, Passive Vulnerability Scanner and Nessus Vulnerability Scanner all currently provide support for NIST's CVSS scores, and our research team is actively engaged with NIST on scoring for new vulnerabilities.
While the NIST package is petite enough, it remains too power hungry.
Consequently, this combination of NIST services is the most cost-effective calibration process for those customers who need detector calibration at more than one power level.
The repository has been updated to reflect the most recent changes to the NIST 800 series, including: NIST 800-18 system security plan (SSP) support; NIST 800-53 Rev 1 controls; Assessment Procedures documented in NIST 800-53A are now included as the validation test procedures for NIST 800-53 controls.
A team of researchers from NIST have met a major milestone in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Chip Scale Atomic Clock (CSAC) program by successfully microfabricating a cesium (Cs) vapor cell with a volume of less than 10 m[m.
At the urging of Ols and other ATF forensic scientists, therefore, a team of NIST researchers has designed "standard bullets.