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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.



June 25, 2015
NIST announces the completion of Revision 1 of NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-90A, Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators

June 18, 2015
NIST announces the release of Special Publication 800-171, Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information Systems and Organizations

June 18, 2015
NIST Interagency Report 7863, Cardholder Authentication for the PIV Digital Signature Key has been approved as final & is now available.

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CSD Security Events

8th Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop
July 7-10, 2015
NIST Gaithersburg, MD

Lightweight Cryptography Workshop
July 20-21, 2015
NIST Gaithersburg, MD

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

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List of Draft Publications Request for Comments Deadlines:

July 10, 2015
Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-85A-4, PIV Card Application and Middleware Interface Test Guidelines (SP 800-73-4 Compliance)

July 13, 2015
Draft NISTIR 8062, Privacy Risk Management for Federal Information Systems