NIST Logo and ITL Banner Link to the NIST Homepage Link to the ITL Homepage Link to the NIST Homepage
Search CSRC:

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

July 30, 2015
Special Publication 800-79-2, Guidelines for the Authorization of Personal Identity Verification Card Issuers (PCI) and Derived PIV Credential Issuers (DPCI) has been approved as final

July 29, 2015
Draft Special Publication 1800-1, Securing Electronic Health Records on Mobile Devices
Deadline to Submit Comments:
September 25, 2015

July 22, 2015
Second Draft NISTIR 8060, Guidelines for the Creation of Interoperable Software Identification (SWID) Tags
Deadline to Submit Comments:
August 7, 2015

July 17, 2015
NIST is pleased to announce the publication of a report by the University of Maryland’s Supply Chain Management Center titled “Leveraging the Cyber Risk Portal as a Teaching & Education Tool”. More information about this final report is located on the NIST Computer Security Division's Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) News/Events page on CSRC.

more news

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.

more events

List of Draft Publications Request for Comments Deadlines:

July 31, 2015
Draft NISTIR 8062, Privacy Risk Management for Federal Information Systems

August 7, 2015
Second Draft NISTIR 8060, Guidelines for the Creation of Interoperable Software Identification (SWID) Tags

August 14, 2015
Draft Special Publication 800-131A Revision 1, Transitions: Recommendation for Transitioning the Use of Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Lengths

August 24, 2015
Draft NIST Interagency Report (IR) 8055, Derived Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Credentials (DPC) Proof of Concept Research

August 24, 2015
Second Draft NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 7904, Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud: Proof of Concept Implementation

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