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Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC)

The Computer Security Division's (CSD) 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.



July 15, 2014
In cooperation with the Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) Program, NIST announces the release of Draft NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 8014, Considerations for Identity Management in Public Safety Mobile Networks.

July 14, 2014
VCAT recommendations for the NIST Cryptographic Standards and Guidelines Development Process
NISTís Visiting Committee for Advanced Technology (VCAT) finalized a report detailing recommendations for NISTís cryptographic standards.

June 27, 2014
Explanation of Changes to Draft SP 800-38G - Draft Special Publication 800-38G, Recommendation for Block Cipher Modes of Operation: Methods for Format-Preserving Encryption

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CSD Security Events

Federal Computer Security Managers' Forum
August 19-20, 2014
Rockville, MD 20852

SHA-3 2014 Workshop
August 22, 2014
University of California Santa Barbara, CA

Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security Conference - 2014
September 23-24, 2014
Washington, DC

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