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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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July 13, 2017
NIST Releases the Second Draft Special Publication 800-190, Application Container Security Guide
Deadline to Submit Comments:
August 11, 2017

July 11, 2017
Update to Current Use and Deprecation of TDEA

July 10, 2017
NIST Releases Draft NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 8179, Criticality Analysis Process Model

June 28, 2017
NIST Releases Special Publication 800-192, Verification and Test Methods for Access Control Policies/Models

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NIST CyberSecurity Events

August 16, 2017
Federal Computer Security Managers’ Forum
NIST Portrait Room, NIST Gaithersburg, MD


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List of Draft Publications Request for Comments Deadlines:

July 14, 2017
Draft Special Publication 800-193, Platform Firmware Resiliency Guidelines

August 11, 2017
Second Draft Special Publication 800-190, Application Container Security Guide