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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 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

April 9, 2015
NIST is pleased to announce the release of NIST Special Publication 800-161, Supply Chain Risk Management Practices for Federal Information Systems and Organizations.

April 9, 2015
NIST requests comments on SP 800-63-2, Electronic Authentication Guideline. This document describes the technical requirements necessary to meet the four Levels of Assurance that are specified in the OMB memorandum M-04-04, E-Authentication Guidance for Federal Agencies. Please send questions and comments by May 22, 2015

April 7, 2015
Draft NISTIR 8053, De-Identification of Personally Identifiable Information is now available for public comment.
Deadline to Submit Comments:
May 15, 2015

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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:

May 12, 2015
Draft Special Publication 800-171, Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information Systems and Organizations

May 15, 2015
Draft NISTIR 8053, De-Identification of Personally Identifiable Information

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