Department of Commerce

Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Delivers Keynote Address at Bureau of Industry and Security Annual Update Conference

US Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker delivered the keynote address at the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Annual Update Conference Luncheon in Washington D.C.

Commerce Sec Penny Pritzker Delivers Opening Remarks at Commerce Data Advisory Council (CDAC) Meeting

US Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker delivered opening remarks at the Commerce Data Advisory Council (CDAC) meeting.

Developing a Thriving and Inclusive Digital-First Economy

[Commentary] We are in the midst of a transition from an economy with a growing digital component, to an economy where digital issues are of first and foremost importance.

Deputy Secretary Bruce Andrews and the Digital Economy Board of Advisors Convene in Silicon Valley

US Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews traveled to Silicon Valley to participate in two meetings of the Digital Economy Board of Advisors (DEBA).

Secretary of Commerce Pritzker Announces Members to Serve on FirstNet Board

Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced the reappointment of three leading experts on public safety, wireless broadband communications, and state and local government to serve three-year terms on the First Responder Network Authority (First

A New Data Joint Adventure

The National Technical Information Service has just posted a Federal Register Notice inviting proposals from for-profit, non-profit, or research organizations to enter into Joint Venture Partnership agreements with NTIS to develop and deliver inno

Overview of the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework

The EU-US Privacy Shield Framework was designed by the US Department of Commerce and European Commission to provide companies on both sides of the Atlantic with a mechanism to comply with EU data protection requirements when transferring personal

FirstNet: Deploying a Resilient Broadband Network for the Nation’s First Responders

To deploy a nationwide public safety broadband network, First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) is working closely with first responders in all 56 states and territories to ensure their communications needs are built into the nationwide netwo

Commerce's NIST to Host Next Meeting on Developing a Collaborative Nationwide Disaster Resilience Framework

As part of President Barack Obama's Climate Action Plan, Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is leading a collaborative nationwide effort to develop a framework that US communities can use to prepare for, resist, respo

Department of Commerce Open Government Plan Version 3.0 Published

On January 21, 2009, President Barack Obama issued the first executive memorandum of his Administration, entitled “Transparency and Open Government.”