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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.

  

News

February 23, 2016
NIST Special Publication 800-53 Revision 5, Pre-Draft Call for Comments

February 19, 2016
Deadline to submit comments to Draft Special Publication 800-116 Revision 1, A Recommendation for the Use of PIV Credentials in Physical Access Control Systems (PACS); has been extended to March 1.

February 18, 2016
NIST Announces the Release of DRAFT Special Publication 800-180, NIST Definition of Microservices, Application Containers and System Virtual Machines
Deadline to Submit Comments:
March 18, 2016

February 17, 2016
NIST Announces Release of Draft NISTIR 8103, Advanced Identity Workshop on Applying Measurement Science in the Identity Ecosystem: Summary and Next Steps
Deadline to Submit Comments:
March 31, 2016

February 16, 2016
NIST Announces Release of DRAFT NISTIR 8063, Internet of Things (IoT) Trustworthiness
Deadline to Submit Comments:
March 17, 2016

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NIST CyberSecurity Events

29th Annual FISSEA Conference: "The Quest for the Un-hackable Human: The Power of Cybersecurity Awareness and Training"
NIST FISSEA homepage || FISSEA Conference Registration
March 15-16, 2016
NIST Gaithersburg, MD.

Workshop - Protecting Consumer Data: Securing Payment and Transaction Information
NIST's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE)
March 22, 2016
Register
University of Alabama, Birmingham

Information Security Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) Meeting
Federal Register Notice
March 23-25, 2016
U.S. Access Board   Washington DC

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List of Draft Publications Request for Comments Deadlines:

February 23, 2016 (new date)
(RFI period extended - original deadline was Feb. 9, 2016)

Request for Information on the Cybersecurity Framework

March 1, 2016 (Comment Period was Extended)
Draft Special Publication 800-116 Revision 1, A Recommendation for the Use of PIV Credentials in Physical Access Control Systems (PACS)

March 4, 2016
Draft Whitepaper titled "Best Practices for Privileged User PIV Authentication"

March 9, 2016
Draft NISTIR 8105, Report on Post-Quantum Cryptography

March 14, 2016
Draft SP 800-166, Derived PIV Application and Data Model Test Guidelines

March 17, 2016
Draft NISTIR 8063, Internet of Things (IoT) Trustworthiness

March 18, 2016
Draft Special Publication 800-180, NIST Definition of Microservices, Application Containers and System Virtual Machines

March 18, 2016
Draft NISTIR 8011, Automation Support for Security Control Assessments - Volume 1: Overview and Volume 2: Hardware Asset Management

March 31, 2016
Draft NISTIR 8103, Advanced Identity Workshop on Applying Measurement Science in the Identity Ecosystem: Summary and Next Steps

May 9, 2016
Second Draft of Special Publication (SP) 800-90B, Recommendation for the Entropy Sources Used for Random Bit Generation