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

Preliminary Draft of the NIST Privacy Framework
September 9, 2019
NIST seeks comments on the Preliminary Draft of the "NIST Privacy Framework: A Tool for Improving Privacy through Enterprise Risk Management." The comment period closes October 24, 2019.
NIST Releases Final Public Draft SP 800-160 Vol. 2
September 4, 2019
NIST has released the Final Public Draft of Special Publication (SP) 800-160 Volume 2, "Developing Cyber Resilient Systems: A Systems Security Engineering Approach." Public comment are due by November 1, 2019.
Lightweight Cryptography Standardization: Round 2 Candidates
August 30, 2019
NIST announces thirty-two (32) candidates for Round 2 of the Lightweight Cryptography (LWC) Standardization project.
TLS Guidelines: NIST Publishes SP 800-52 Revision 2
August 29, 2019
NIST has published Special Publication (SP) 800-52 Revision 2, "Guidelines for the Selection, Configuration, and Use of Transport Layer Security (TLS) Implementations."
NIST Publishes SP 800-204
August 7, 2019
NIST has published NIST SP 800-204, Security Strategies for Microservices-based Application Systems.

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Upcoming Events

Software and Supply Chain Assurance Forum, Fall 2019
September 17, 2019 - September 18, 2019
The Software and Supply Chain Assurance Forum (SSCA) provides a venue for government, industry, and academic participants from around the world to share their knowledge and expertise regarding software and supply...
Human Factors in Smart Home Technologies
September 24, 2019
On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, NIST is holding a one-day workshop entitled “Human Factors in Smart Home Technologies.” The workshop will address human considerations for smart home devices, including usability, user...
Lightweight Cryptography Workshop 2019
November 4, 2019 - November 6, 2019
#NISTLWCNIST 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...
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...
Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) December 2019 Meeting
December 4, 2019 - December 5, 2019
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...
Federal Computer Security Managers' (FCSM) Forum Meeting - February 18, 2020
February 18, 2020
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' (FCSM) Forum Meeting - April 21, 2020
April 21, 2020
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' (FCSM) Forum - 2 Day Annual "Offsite" Meeting, July 2020
July 22, 2020 - July 23, 2020
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 ...

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