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

Best Practices for Key Management Organizations: SP 800-57 Pt2R1
May 23, 2019
NIST has published SP 800-57 Part 2 Rev. 1, "Recommendation for Key Management: Part 2 – Best Practices for Key Management Organizations."
Draft Paper on Combinatorial Methods for Explainability in AI/ML
May 22, 2019
NIST has release a draft white paper for public comment: "An Application of Combinatorial Methods for Explainability in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning." Comments are due by July 3, 2019.
New Release of the Access Control Policy Tool (ACPT)
May 20, 2019
A new release of the Access Control Policy Tool (ACPT) is now available for download.
Approval and Issuance of FIPS 140-3
May 1, 2019
FIPS 140-3, "Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules," was approved on March 22, 2019 and announced in the Federal Register on May 1, 2019. FIPS 140-3 supersedes FIPS 140-2.
NIST Publishes NISTIR 8204
April 26, 2019
NIST publishes NIST Internal Report (NISTIR) 8204, "Cybersecurity Framework Online Informative References (OLIR) Submissions: Specification for Completing the OLIR Template."

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Upcoming Events

Getting to V1.0 of the NIST Privacy Framework: Workshop #3
July 8, 2019 - July 9, 2019
NIST will be hosting the third in a series of public workshops on the development of the Privacy Framework: An Enterprise Risk Management Tool on July 8th-July 9th in Boise, Idaho. We thank Boise State...
ISPAB August 2019 Meeting
August 7, 2019 - August 8, 2019
In January 1988, the Congress enacted the Computer Security Act of 1987 (Public Law 100-235). A provision of that law called for the establishment of the Computer System Security and Privacy Advisory Board (CSSPAB) within...
Federal Computer Security Managers' Forum Meeting - August 19, 2019
August 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...
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...
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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