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

NIST Updates SP 800-128
October 15, 2019
NIST has updated Special Publication (SP) 800-128, "Guide for Security-Focused Configuration Management of Information Systems"
NIST Releases Draft NIST SP 800-140x Subseries for Comment
October 9, 2019
NIST has released the Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-140x subseries for public comment. They directly support FIPS 140-3 and the Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP). Comments are due by December 9, 2019.
NIST Releases Draft SP 800-57 Pt 1 Revision 5 for Comment
October 8, 2019
NIST releases Draft SP 800-57 Part 1 Revision 5, "Recommendation for Key Management: Part 1 – General," for public comment. Comments are due by December 6, 2019.
NIST Publishes NISTIR 8268
October 7, 2019
NIST publishes NISTIR 8268, "Status Report on the First Round of the NIST Lightweight Cryptography Standardization Process."
Draft NISTIR 8267: Security Review of Consumer Home IoT Products
October 1, 2019
NIST has released a draft of NISTIR 8267, "Security Review of Consumer Home Internet of Things (IoT) Products," for public comment. The comment period closes November 1, 2019.

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Upcoming Events

Lightweight Cryptography Workshop 2019
November 4, 2019 - November 6, 2019
NIST has initiated a process to solicit, evaluate and standardize lightweight cryptographic algorithms that are suitable for constrained environments. NIST will hold a workshop on November 4-6, 2019 in Gaithersburg, MD, to...
Federal Computer Security Managers' Forum Meeting - November 19, 2019
November 19, 2019
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...
Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) December 2019 Meeting
December 4, 2019 - December 5, 2019
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 - February 18, 2020
February 18, 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 Meeting - April 21, 2020
April 21, 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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