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Recent News

Data Protection for Cloud-Native Apps: Draft NIST IR 8505 June 14, 2024
The initial public draft of NIST Internal Report (IR) 8505, A Data Protection Approach for Cloud-Native Applications, is now available for public comment.
Public Comments Requested on SP 800-38B and 800-38C June 14, 2024
NIST is reviewing Special Publications 800-38B and 800-38C (CMAC and CCM block cipher modes) and requests public comments by September 13, 2024.
Hardware Security Fault Scenarios: NIST IR 8517 ipd June 13, 2024
NIST Internal Report (IR) 8517, Hardware Security Failure Scenarios: Potential Weaknesses in Hardware Design, is now available for public comment.
NIST SP 800-229 Now Available May 20, 2024
This week, NIST released Special Publication 800-229, Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Cybersecurity and Privacy Annual Report.
Proposal to Revise SP 800-135 Rev. 1 May 15, 2024
NIST's Crypto Publication Review Board is proposing to revise Special Publication (SP) 800-135 Revision 1, "Recommendation for Existing Application-Specific Key Derivation Functions." Submit public comments through Friday,...

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Upcoming Events

NIST Workshop on the Requirements for an Accordion Cipher Mode 2024 June 20, 2024 - June 21, 2024
REGISTRATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP HAS CLOSED. NIST will host a workshop on the development of a new block cipher mode of operation on June 20–21, 2024, at the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence in Rockville, Maryland....
Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) July 2024 Meeting July 17, 2024 - July 18, 2024
The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) is authorized by 15 U.S.C. 278g-4, as amended, and advises the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS), and...
NIST Workshop on Formal Methods within Certification Programs (FMCP 2024) July 23, 2024 - July 25, 2024
Full Workshop and Registration Details NIST will host the Workshop on Formal Methods within Certification Programs (FMCP 2024) on July 23-25, 2024, at the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence in Rockville, Maryland....
WPEC 2024: NIST Workshop on Privacy-Enhancing Cryptography 2024 September 24, 2024 - September 26, 2024
WPEC 2024 (September 24–26) is a virtual workshop, free to attend, and with a call for talk proposals. Useful links: Free registration (ZoomGov event); Workshop Call (PDF file); Submission Form (PDF file). WPEC 2024, the...

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