Computer Security Resource Center

Computer Security Resource Center

Computer Security
Resource Center

For 20 years, the Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC) has provided access to NIST's cybersecurity- and information security-related projects, publications, news and events.   CSRC supports stakeholders in government, industry and academia—both in the U.S. and internationally.

In this major update to CSRC:


Recent News

Second Draft of NIST's TLS Guidance Now Available for Comment
October 15, 2018
NIST has released the second draft of Special Publication (SP) 800-52 Rev. 2, which provides guidance regarding TLS implementations. Public comments are due November 16, 2018.
Publication of NISTIR 8202, Blockchain Technology Overview
October 3, 2018
NIST has published "Blockchain Technology Overview," NIST Internal Report (NISTIR) 8202. This is a high-level technical publication that examines the history, scope, and characteristics of this emerging technology...
Withdrawal of Three Outdated SP 800 Pubs
October 3, 2018
NIST’s Computer Security Division intends to withdraw three (3) SP 800 publications on October 19, 2018. They are out of date and will not be revised or superseded.
Final Public Draft SP 800-37 Rev 2 Available for Comment
October 2, 2018
The final public draft of NIST SP 800-37 Revision 2, Risk Management Framework for Information Systems and Organizations--A System Life Cycle Approach for Security and Privacy, is now available. The public comment...
NIST Releases Draft NISTIR 7298 Rev. 3 for Comment
September 28, 2018
NIST has created an easily accessible repository of terms and definitions extracted verbatim from FIPS, NIST Special Publications, NISTIRs, and CNSSI-4009. Draft NISTIR 7298 Rev. 3 has also been released, which describes...

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Upcoming Events

Kicking off the NIST Privacy Framework: Workshop #1
October 16, 2018 to October 16, 2018
This is the first in a series of public workshops NIST is hosting on the development of the Privacy Framework: An Enterprise Risk Management Tool. In this half-day event, on October 16th, in Austin, Texas, attendees will...
Controlled Unclassified Information Security Requirements Workshop
October 18, 2018 to October 18, 2018
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in coordination with the Department of Defense (DoD) and the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), is hosting an informational workshop providing an...
HIPAA 2018 - Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security
October 18, 2018 to October 19, 2018
NIST and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) are pleased to co-host the 11th annual conference, Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security, on...
ISPAB November 2018 Meeting
November 1, 2018 to November 2, 2018
Other supporting documentation will be posted when it becomes available.
NIST Cybersecurity Risk Management Conference
November 7, 2018 to November 9, 2018
On November 7-9, 2018, NIST will host the 2018 Cybersecurity Risk Management Conference. Building on previous NIST workshops, the conference aims to share and explore best practices and receive and discuss stakeholder...
Federal Computer Security Managers’ Forum Meeting - November 28, 2018
November 28, 2018 to November 28, 2018
NIST Threshold Cryptography Workshop 2019
March 11, 2019 to March 12, 2019
NIST is interested in promoting the security of implementations of cryptographic primitives. This security depends not only on the theoretical properties of the primitives but also on the ability to withstand attacks on...

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