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Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC)

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.

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April 26, 2017
NIST announces the draft whitepaper “Profiles for the Lightweight Cryptography Standardization Process

April 12, 2017
Recent Cryptanalysis of FF3...Read about this notification.

April 10, 2017
NIST Requests Public Comments on Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-190, Application Container Security Guide
Deadline to Submit Comments:
May 18, 2017

March 31, 2017
Want to know what the current status of NIST Draft SP 800-53, Revision 5.

Answer: Please visit the CSRC News page to learn the current status of Draft SP 800-53 Rev. 5.

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NIST CyberSecurity Events

May 16-17, 2017
Cybersecurity Framework Workshop 2017
NIST Gaithersburg, MD.

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List of Draft Publications Request for Comments Deadlines:

May 18, 2017
Draft Special Publication 800-190, Application Container Security Guide