CSD Rolodex

Ron Ross

Computer Scientist, NIST Fellow

National Institute of Standards and Technology
Computer Security Division
Phone: (301) 975-5390
Mobile: (301) 651-5083
Email: ronald.ross@nist.gov

Biography (Updated: December 2013)


  • Project Leader, FISMA Implementation Project
  • Project Leader, Joint Task Force Transformation Initiative
  • FISMA Standards and Guidelines
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Risk Management Framework Implementation Project


  • FIPS Publication 199, Standards for Security Categorization of Federal Information and Information Systems
  • FIPS Publication 200, Minimum Security Requirements for Federal Information and Information Systems
  • NIST Special Publication 800-30, Guide for Conducting Risk Assessments
  • NIST Special Publication 800-37, Guide for Applying the Risk Management Framework to Federal Information Systems: A Security Life Cycle Approach
  • NIST Special Publication 800-39, Managing Information Security Risk: Organization, Mission, and Information System View
  • NIST Special Publication 800-53, Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations
  • NIST Special Publication 800-53A, Guide for Assessing the Security Controls in Federal Information Systems and Organizations, Building Effective Security Assessment Plans


  • Ph.D, Computer Science