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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.

  

News

May 29, 2015
NIST is pleased to announce the public comment release of NIST Internal Report (NISTIR) 8060, Guidelines for the Creation of Interoperable Software Identification (SWID) Tags.
Deadline to Submit Comments:
June 15, 2015

May 29, 2015
Draft NISTIR 8062, Privacy Risk Management for Federal Information Systems is available for public comment. (links to this draft can also be found on the Privacy Engineering Project webpages)
Deadline to Submit Comments:
July 13, 2015

May 1, 2015
NIST announces the public comment release of Draft NIST Internal Report (NISTIR 8058), Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Version 1.2 Content Style Guide: Best Practices for Creating and Maintaining SCAP 1.2 Content.
Deadline to Submit Comments:
June 1, 2015

April 15, 2015
NIST is pleased to announce the release of NIST Internal Report (NIST IR) 8041, Proceedings of the Cybersecurity for Direct Digital Manufacturing (DDM) Symposium

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CSD Security Events

Workshop on Elliptic Curve Cryptography Standards
June 11-12, 2015
NIST Green Auditorium    Gaithersburg, MD

8th Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop
July 7-10, 2015
NIST Gaithersburg, MD

Lightweight Cryptography Workshop
July 20-21, 2015
NIST Gaithersburg, MD

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List of Draft Publications Request for Comments Deadlines:

June 1, 2015
Draft NISTIR 8058, Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Version 1.2 Content Style Guide: Best Practices for Creating and Maintaining SCAP 1.2 Content

June 15, 2015
Draft NISTIR 8060, Guidelines for the Creation of Interoperable Software Identification (SWID) Tags

July 13, 2015
Draft NISTIR 8062, Privacy Risk Management for Federal Information Systems