The National Institute of Standards and Technology has unveiled a new facility in Rockville, MarylandÂ to house projects and operations of theÂ National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence.
Willie May, undersecretary for standards and technology at the Commerce Department and NIST director, wrote in a blog postÂ published Monday that the new facility expands the laboratory space for NCCoE compared to its previous temporary base.
“We’re grateful to our partners, the state of Maryland and Montgomery County, Md. for co-funding with NIST the renovation of the facility to the center’s specific needs,” said May.
The center is a public-private partnership NIST launched in 2013 to help government and industry develop off-the-shelf commercial products intended to help address cybersecurity issues.