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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.



December 18, 2014
Special Publication 800-88 Revision 1, Guidelines for Media Sanitization, has been approved as final.

December 16, 2014
Draft NISTIR 7621 Revision 1, Small Business Information Security: The Fundamentals; is now available for public comment.
Comments Deadline:
February 9, 2015

December 12, 2014
NIST announce the release of Special Publication 800-53A, Revision 4, Assessing Security and Privacy Controls in Federal Information Systems and Organizations: Building Effective Assessment Plans.

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CSD Security Events

Cybersecurity for Direct Digital Manufacturing Symposium
February 3, 2015
NIST, Gaithersburg, MD

2015 FISSEA Conference
March 24-25, 2015
NIST, Gaithersburg, MD

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Draft Publications Request for Comments Deadlines:

December 31, 2014
Draft Special Publication 800-90A Revision 1, Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators

January 16, 2015
Draft Special Publication 800-171, Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information Systems and Organizations

February 9, 2015
Draft NISTIR 7621 Revision 1, Small Business Information Security: The Fundamentals