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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

February 8, 2016
NIST announces release of Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-166, Derived PIV Application and Data Model Test Guidelines for public comment
Deadline to Submit Comments:
March 14, 2016

February 5, 2016
A NIST Draft Whitepaper titled "Best Practices for Privileged User PIV Authentication" is available for public comment
Deadline to Submit Comments:
March 4, 2016

February 3, 2016
NIST requests public comments on DRAFT NISTIR 8105, Report on Post-Quantum Cryptography.
Deadline to Submit Comments:
March 9, 2016

February 2, 2016
NIST Released Draft NISTIR 8011, Automation Support for Security Control Assessments - Volume 1: Overview and Volume 2: Hardware Asset Management - now available for public comment.
Deadline to Submit Comments:
March 18, 2016

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NIST CyberSecurity Events

Trustworthy Suppliers Framework Forum
February 16, 2016
NIST, Gaithersburg, MD

29th Annual FISSEA Conference: "The Quest for the Un-hackable Human: The Power of Cybersecurity Awareness and Training"
NIST FISSEA homepage || FISSEA Conference Registration
March 15-16, 2016
NIST Gaithersburg, MD.

Information Security Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) Meeting
March 23-25, 2016
U.S. Access Board   Washington DC

Random Bit Generation Workshop 2016
May 2-3, 2016
NIST, Gaithersburg, MD
 

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List of Draft Publications Request for Comments Deadlines:

February 9, 2016
New Request for Information on the Cybersecurity Framework

March 4, 2016
Draft Whitepaper titled "Best Practices for Privileged User PIV Authentication"

March 9, 2016
Draft NISTIR 8105, Report on Post-Quantum Cryptography

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

March 14, 2016
Draft SP 800-166, Derived PIV Application and Data Model Test Guidelines

March 18, 2016
Draft NISTIR 8011, Automation Support for Security Control Assessments - Volume 1: Overview and Volume 2: Hardware Asset Management