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The Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC) has information on many of NIST's cybersecurity- and information security-related projects, publications, news and events. CSRC supports people and organizations in government, industry, and academia—both in the U.S. and internationally.


Recent News

NIST Releases FIPS 186-5 and SP 800-186 February 3, 2023
Today, NIST is publishing a revised Digital Signature Standard (FIPS 186-5) and Recommendations for Discrete Logarithm-based Cryptography: Elliptic Curve Domain Parameters (NIST SP 800-186).
NIST IR 8323 Revision 1 PNT is now Available January 31, 2023
NIST is publishing NIST IR 8323r1 (revision 1), Foundational PNT Profile: Applying the Cybersecurity Framework for the Responsible Use of Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Services. 
NIST IR 8214C ipd Available for Public Comment January 25, 2023
NIST requests public comments on NIST IR 8214C ipd (initial public draft), NIST First Call for Multi-Party Threshold Schemes, for primitives organized into two categories: Cat1: selected NIST-specified primitives Cat2:...
CSF 2.0 Concept Paper Released January 19, 2023
The NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) helps organizations better understand, manage, reduce, and communicate cybersecurity risks. NIST is updating the CSF to keep pace with the evolving cybersecurity landscape. 
NIST Releases Two Draft Guidelines on PIV Credentials January 10, 2023
NIST is announcing the initial public drafts of NIST SP 800-157r1 (Revision 1), "Guidelines for Derived Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Credentials," and NIST SP 800-217, "Guidelines for Personal Identity Verification...

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Upcoming Events

Automotive Cybersecurity Community of Interest (COI) Webinar February 7, 2023
The automotive industry is facing significant challenges from increased cybersecurity risk and adoption of AI and opportunities from rapid technological innovations. To provide assistance to the industry, NIST has started a...
Special Topics on Privacy and Public Auditability — Event 5 February 9, 2023
Featured topics: identity-based encryption (IBE), attribute-based encryption (ABE) and broadcast encryption Structure: welcome; 3 invited talks; panel conversation. Date and time: February 9th (Thursday), 2023, 12:00–15:50...
Federal Cybersecurity & Privacy Professionals Forum Meeting - February 28, 2023 February 28, 2023
The Federal Cybersecurity and Privacy Professionals Forum is an informal group sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to promote the sharing of system security and privacy information among...
Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) March 2023 Meeting March 1, 2023 - March 2, 2023
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...
Random Bit Generation Workshop 2023 May 30, 2023 - June 1, 2023
NIST will be hosting a virtual workshop on Random Bit Generation (RBG) as specified in the SP 800-90 series of publications: SP 800-90A (Deterministic Random Bit Generator Mechanisms), SP 800-90B (Entropy Sources), and SP...

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