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 Publishes SP 800-56B Revision 2
March 21, 2019
NIST announces the publication of Special Publication (SP) 800-56B Revision 2, "Recommendation for Pair-Wise Key Establishment Schemes Using Integer Factorization Cryptography."
NIST Publishes SP 800-131A Rev. 2
March 21, 2019
NIST has published Special Publication 800-131A Rev. 2, "Transitioning the Use of Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Lengths."
NIST Releases Draft SP 800-133 Rev. 1 for Comment
March 6, 2019
NIST has released Draft SP 800-133 Revision 1, "Recommendation for Cryptographic Key Generation," for public comment. Submit comments by May 8, 2019.
Threshold Schemes for Cryptographic Primitives: NISTIR 8214
March 1, 2019
NIST announces the publication of NIST Internal Report (NISTIR) 8214, Threshold Schemes for Cryptographic Primitives.
NIST Requests Comments on Draft SP 800-38G Rev 1
February 28, 2019
NIST requests public comments on Draft SP 800-38G Revision 1, Recommendation for Block Cipher Modes of Operation: Methods for Format-Preserving Encryption. Comments are due by April 15, 2019.

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Upcoming Events

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 UNITED STATES FEDERAL/STATE EMPLOYEES, HIGHER EDUCATION EMPLOYEES, AND THEIR DESIGNATED SUPPORT CONTRACTORS.  REGISTRANTS MUST USE A .GOV, .EDU, OR .MIL ADDRESS ...
Second PQC Standardization Conference
August 22, 2019 - August 24, 2019
The NIST Post-Quantum Cryptography Standardization Process has entered the next phase,in which26 second-round candidates are being considered for standardization. NIST plans to hold a second NIST PQC Standardization...
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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