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 800-163 Rev. 1
April 19, 2019
NIST publishes Special Publication (SP) 800-163 Revision 1, "Vetting the Security of Mobile Applications."
Lightweight Cryptography Standardization: Round 1 Candidates
April 18, 2019
NIST announces fifty-six (56) candidates for Round 1 of the Lightweight Cryptography (LWC) Standardization project.
Usable Cybersecurity Research at NIST
March 27, 2019
Cybersecurity and usability must coexist. Systems that prioritize usability over a .....
NIST Releases Draft SP 800-204 for Public Comment
March 25, 2019
NIST is releasing Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-204, "Security Strategies for Microservices-based Application Systems." Public comments are due by April 26, 2019.
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."

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Upcoming Events

Federal Computer Security Managers'Forum - 2 day Annual "offsite" Meeting May 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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