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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

July 18, 2016
NIST invites comments on two draft publications on the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP). The first is Special Publication 800-126 Revision 3, The Technical Specification for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP): SCAP Version 1.3. The second is Special Publication (SP) 800-126A, SCAP 1.3 Component Specification Version Updates: An Annex to NIST Special Publication 800-126 Revision 3.
Deadline to Submit Comments:
August 19, 2016

June 23, 2016
Draft Special Publication 800-179, Guide to Securing Apple OS X 10.10 Systems for IT Professionals: A NIST Security Configuration Checklist is available for public comment.
Deadline to Submit Comments:
August 15, 2016

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NIST CyberSecurity Events

Open Meeting of The Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
University of Minnesotas TCF Bank Stadium

Privacy Controls Workshop: Next Steps for NIST Special Publication 800-53, Appendix J
September 8, 2016
Department of Transportation Washington, DC

NSCI: High-Performance Computing Security Workshop
September 29-30, 2016
NIST Gaithersburg, MD.

Lightweight Cryptography Workshop 2016
October 17-18, 2016
NIST Gaithersburg, MD.

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List of Draft Publications Request for Comments Deadlines:

August 15, 2016
Draft Special Publication 800-179, Guide to Securing Apple OS X 10.10 Systems for IT Professionals: A NIST Security Configuration Checklist

August 19, 2016
Draft Special Publication 800-126 Revision 3, The Technical Specification for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP): SCAP Version 1.3

August 19, 2016
Special Publication (SP) 800-126A, SCAP 1.3 Component Specification Version Updates: An Annex to NIST Special Publication 800-126 Revision 3