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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.



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

June 10, 2014
NIST announces the release of an errata update to Special Publication 800-37, Revision 1, Guide for Applying the Risk Management Framework to Federal Information Systems: A Security Life Cycle Approach.

June 3, 2014
NIST announces the release of Supplemental Guidance on Ongoing Authorization: Transitioning to Near Real-Time Risk Management. This publication responds to Office of Management and Budget Memorandum M-14-03, Enhancing the Security of Federal Information and Information Systems.

June 3, 2014
Second Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-161, Supply Chain Risk Management Practices for Federal Information Systems and Organizations, is available for public comment - can be accessed either by the SCRM Publications page OR CSRC Drafts page.
(Comments Due: July 18, 2014).

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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

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