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CSD's activities encompass a large number of programs, projects and research areas, identified below. Also see information on selected past projects.
Also see an A-Z list of CSD projects.
|Crypto standards & algorithms, research projects and applied cryptography.|
|Cybersecurity Awareness, Training, Education and Outreach|
|Supporting federal security educators, federal security program managers, and small/medium-sized businesses; addressing cybersecurity education; identifying emerging issues in information security and privacy.|
|FISMA and other Cybersecurity Initiatives|
|FISMA Implementation Project, Cybersecurity Framework, National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), ICT supply chain risk management, smart grid cybersecurity, and other initiatives.|
|Identity Management and Access Control|
|FIPS 201-2, Personal Identity Verification (PIV) of Federal Employees and Contractors; NIST PIV Program conformance testing; and provides support to NSTIC. Multiple access control efforts and the Policy Machine project.|
|Security Automation and Vulnerability Management|
|National Vulnerability Database (NVD), National Checklist Program, SCAP, U.S. Gov't Computing Baseline, and incident handling.|
|Systems and Emerging Technologies Security Research|
|Biometrics, cloud computing and virtualization, Internet security (IPv6) and mobile device security.|
|Validation Programs and Advanced Security Testing and Measurement|
|Validation programs for crypto modules (CMVP) and crypto algorithms (CAVP), NIST PIV Program and SCAP Validation Program. Advanced testing and measurement, including combinatorial testing, continuous monitoring reference model, hardware roots of trust, and other research.|
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