Bill Newhouse

Cybersecurity Engineer and Project Lead
NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence


Bill Newhouse is a cybersecurity Engineer at the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) in the Applied Cybersecurity Division in the Information Technology Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

His work pushes for the adoption of his collaborative work on three practice guides which demonstrate cybersecurity implementations focused on cybersecurity risk in the Hospitality, Retail, and Federal sectors. These projects rely on insight and passion from members of these sectors who share a common goal of addressing cybersecurity risk by demonstrating that commercially available technologies can be configured to improve the ability of sectors to address cyber risk.

In October 2020, he began a cybersecurity collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy to research and develop cybersecurity risk management tools for the storage, transportation, and handling of energy resources within the ports of our maritime transportation system. His focus at the NCCoE also includes the financial services sector.

Previously, Mr. Newhouse was the deputy director of NIST's National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) focused on promoting the use of the NICE Framework in education, training, and workforce development activities that mitigate cybersecurity risk in cyberspace. For over a decade, he represented NIST at Federal cybersecurity focused R&D working groups and contributed to three Federal cybersecurity R&D Strategic Plans.

Mr. Newhouse is a graduate of both the Georgia Institute of Technology and George Washington University and has been with the federal government for over 34 years.


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