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Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC)

The Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC) facilitates broad sharing of information security tools and practices, provides a resource for information security standards and guidelines, and identifies key security web resources to support users in industry, government, and academia.

CSRC is the primary gateway for gaining access to NIST computer security publications, standards, and guidelines plus other useful security-related information.

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(2/22/17) CSRC is getting a new look and feel, with new functionality. Visit for a preview--it will be available for several months. Thank you!



February 24, 2017
Research Results on SHA-1 Collisions
On Thursday, February 23rd, Google announced that a team of researchers from the CWI Institute in Amsterdam and Google have successfully demonstrated an attack on the SHA-1 hash algorithm by creating two files that hash to the same value.

February 16, 2017
The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is soliciting comments on NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide (Draft) SP 1800-7, Situational Awareness for Electric Utilities
Deadline to Submit Comments:
April 17, 2017

January 30, 2017
The 2017 NIST Cybersecurity Survey: Help Us Help You Measure Success -- Click here for more information to this Survey

January 30, 2017
NIST Released Draft Special Publication 800-63-3, Digital Identity Guidelines

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NIST CyberSecurity Events

March 14-15, 2017
30th Annual FISSEA Conference
NIST Gaithersburg, MD.

March 29-31, 2017
ISPAB Meeting
Washington, D.C.

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ITL Bulletin

February 2017
Guide for CyberSecurity Incident Recovery

List of Draft Publications Request for Comments Deadlines:

March 31, 2017
Draft Special Publication 800-63-3, Digital Identity Guidelines

April 17, 2017
NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide Draft Special Publication 1800-7, Situational Awareness for Electric Utilities