Computer Security Resource Center

Computer Security Resource Center

Computer Security
Resource Center

Learn more about Recent News and Upcoming Events.

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

NIST Publishes SP 800-133 Rev. 2
June 4, 2020
NIST announces the publication of NIST SP 800-133 Revision 2, "Recommendation for Cryptographic Key Generation."
Security for IoT Device Manufacturers: 8259, 8259A
June 1, 2020
Two publications, NISTIRs 8259 and 8259A, are now available to provide cybersecurity best practices and guidance for IoT device manufacturers.
NIST Publishes SP 800-204A
May 27, 2020
NIST announces the publication of SP 800-204A, "Building Secure Microservices-based Applications Using Service-Mesh Architecture."
Draft NIST CSWP on "Getting Ready for PQC"
May 26, 2020
NIST has posted a draft Cybersecurity White Paper, "Getting Ready for Post-Quantum Cryptography: Explore Challenges Associated with Adoption and Use of Post-Quantum Cryptographic Algorithms." The public comment period ends...
Assessing ISCM Programs: NIST SP 800-137A
May 21, 2020
NIST has published Special Publication (SP) 800-137A, "Assessing Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM) Programs: Developing an ISCM Program Assessment."

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Upcoming Events

Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) June 2020 Meeting
June 24, 2020 - June 25, 2020
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...
Federal Computer Security Managers (FCSM) Forum Meeting - July 23, 2020
July 23, 2020
NOTE:  THIS MEETING IS OPEN TO ONLY FEDERAL/STATE EMPLOYEES, HIGHER EDUCATION EMPLOYEES, AND THEIR DESIGNATED SUPPORT CONTRACTORS.  REGISTRANTS MUST USE A .GOV, .EDU, OR .MIL ADDRESS FOR SIGN-UP...
Federal Computer Security Managers' (FCSM) Forum - 2 Day Annual "offsite" Meeting - October 2020
October 28, 2020 - October 29, 2020
NOTE:  THIS MEETING IS OPEN TO ONLY FEDERAL/STATE EMPLOYEES, HIGHER EDUCATION EMPLOYEES, AND THEIR DESIGNATED SUPPORT CONTRACTORS.  REGISTRANTS MUST USE A .GOV, .EDU, OR .MIL ADDRESS FOR SIGN-UP...

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