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Cryptographic Technology

Develop and improve mechanisms to protect the integrity, confidentiality, and authenticity of Federal agency information by developing security mechanisms, standards, testing methods, and supporting infrastructure requirements and methods.

Systems & Emerging Technologies Security Research

Devise advanced security methods, tools, and guidelines through conducting near-term and midterm security research.

Security Management & Assurance

Develop and improve mechanisms to protect the integrity, confidentiality, and authenticity of Federal agency information by developing security mechanisms, standards, testing methods, and supporting infrastructure requirements and methods.

CMVP & CAVP - (now part of Security Management & Assurance)

Improve the security and technical quality of cryptographic products needed by Federal agencies (in the United States, Canada, and United Kingdom) and industry by developing standards, test methods and validation criteria, and the accreditation of independent third party testing laboratories.