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The 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 4, 2016
NIST announces the release of second draft Special Publication 800-160, Systems Security Engineering: Considerations for a Multidisciplinary Approach in the Engineering of Trustworthy Secure Systems.
Deadline to Submit Comments:
July 1, 2016

April 28, 2016
NIST is pleased to announce the release of NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 8105, Report on Post-Quantum Cryptography.

April 27, 2016
NIST is pleased to announce the release of NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 8040, Measuring the Usability and Security of Permuted Passwords on Mobile Platforms

April 26, 2016
The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) welcomes New Chair......

April 25, 2016
NIST is pleased to announce the release of (See full announcment) NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 8060, Guidelines for the Creation of Interoperable Software Identification (SWID) Tags.

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NIST CyberSecurity Events

Random Bit Generation Workshop 2016
May 2-3, 2016
NIST, Gaithersburg, MD
Live Webcast will start at 9:00am EDT on May

Trustworthy Suppliers Framework Forum
May 25, 2016
NIST, Gaithersburg, MD

Information Security Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) Meeting
June 15-17, 2016
U.S. Access Board   Washington DC

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List of Draft Publications Request for Comments Deadlines:

April 29, 2016
Second Draft Special Publication 800-177, Trustworthy Email

April 29, 2016
Draft Special Publication 800-175B, Guideline for Using Cryptographic Standards in the Federal Government: Cryptographic Mechanisms

May 9, 2016
Draft Special Publication 800-175A, Guideline for Using Cryptographic Standards in the Federal Government: Directives, Mandates and Policies

May 9, 2016
Second Draft of Special Publication (SP) 800-90B, Recommendation for the Entropy Sources Used for Random Bit Generation

May 24, 2016
Second Draft of Special Publication (SP) 800-150, Guide to Cyber Threat Information Sharing

June 1, 2016
Draft NISTIR 8071, LTE Architecture Overview and Security Analysis

June 13, 2016
Second Draft of SP 800-90C, Recommendation for Random Bit Generator (RBG) Constructions

July 1, 2016
Second Draft Special Publication 800-160, Systems Security Engineering: Considerations for a Multidisciplinary Approach in the Engineering of Trustworthy Secure Systems