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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.

  

News

August 31, 2015
NIST is pleased to announce the third public comment release of NIST Internal Report (NISTIR) 8060, Guidelines for the Creation of Interoperable Software Identification (SWID) Tags.
Deadline to Submit Comments:
September 24, 2015

August 25, 2015
NIST's NCCoE released Draft Special Publication (SP) 1800-2, Identity and Access Management for Electric Utilities.
Deadline to Submit Comments:
October 23, 2015

August 21, 2015
NIST requests comments on the design and development of Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) version 1.3. Please send suggestions for SCAP 1.3 by September 28, 2015. For more information, visit the CSRC SCAP web page.

August 21, 2015
NIST Special Publication 800-176, 2014 Computer Security Division Annual Report has been finalized and available to view.

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CSD Security Events

Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security - 2015
September 2-3, 2015
Washington DC

2015 Cybersecurity Innovation Forum
Registration Now Open!
September 9-11, 2015
Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

Best Practices in Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management
October 1-2, 2015
NIST Gaithersburg, MD.

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List of Draft Publications Request for Comments Deadlines:

September 24, 2015
Draft NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 8074, Report on Strategic U.S. Government Engagement in International Standardization to Achieve U.S. Objectives for Cybersecurity

September 24, 2015
Third Draft NISTIR 8060, Guidelines for the Creation of Interoperable Software Identification (SWID) Tags

September 25, 2015
Draft Special Publication 1800-1, Securing Electronic Health Records on Mobile Devices

October 23, 2015
Draft Special Publication (SP) 1800-2, Identity and Access Management for Electric Utilities