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.

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Recent News

Draft NIST SP 800-205 is Available for Comment
February 13, 2019
Draft NIST Special Publication 800-205, "Attribute Considerations for Access Control Systems," is available for public comment. Please submit comments by April 1, 2019. 
Request for Public Comments on Stateful Hash-Based Signatures
February 4, 2019
NIST currently intends to approve both LMS and XMSS stateful hash-based signature schemes, and is seeking public comments on that proposed action by April 1, 2019.
NIST Publishes NISTIR 8240: PQC Round 1 Status Report
January 31, 2019
NIST publishes Internal Report (NISTIR) 8240, "Status Report on the First Round of the NIST Post-Quantum Cryptography Standardization Process"
PQC Standardization Process: Second Round Candidate Announcement
January 30, 2019
After over a year of evaluation, NIST would like to announce the candidates that will be moving on to the 2nd round of the NIST PQC Standardization Process.
RMF Update: NIST Publishes SP 800-37 Rev. 2
December 20, 2018
NIST has published an update to its Risk Management Framework specification, in NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-37 Revision 2.

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Upcoming Events

Federal Computer Security Managers' Forum Meeting - February 28, 2019
February 28, 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...
NIST RMF Webcast: A Flexible Methodology to Manage Information Security and Privacy Risk
February 28, 2019
WEBCAST ONLY ā€“ Registration is not required to view the webcast, but registered viewers will receive a reminder and updates prior to the webcast.  This webcast will provide a 2-hour overview and deep dive of the...
NIST Threshold Cryptography Workshop 2019
March 11, 2019 - March 12, 2019
Latest updates: The schedule and list of accepted submissions are posted online (minor updates still pending).Registration is open (till March 4, 2019; please find link and further details below)Hotel Booking discounted...
FIPS 201 Revision 3 Business Requirement Meeting
March 19, 2019
 FIPS 201, Personal Identity Verification (PIV) for Federal Employees and Contractors, will be going through a third revision soon. In preparation for the revision, NIST invites federal departments and agencies...
Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) March 2019 Meeting
March 20, 2019 - March 21, 2019
The ISPAB is authorized by 15 U.S.C. 278gā€“4, as amended, and advises the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Secretary of Homeland Security, and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget...
D.C. Area Crypto Day - Spring 2019
April 11, 2019
D.C. Area Crypto Day is a bi-annual, one-day regional meeting of cryptographic researchers to promote research collaborations and disseminate fresh, state-of-the-art results in cryptography. Previous D.C. Area Crypto Day...
Federal Computer Security Managers' Forum - 2 day Annual "offsite" Meeting 2019
May 8, 2019 - May 9, 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...
Federal Computer Security Managers' Forum Meeting - September 10, 2019
September 10, 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...
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...

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