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

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.
Trustworthy Email: NIST Publishes SP 800-177 Rev. 1
February 26, 2019
NIST announces the publication of NIST Special Publication 800-177 Revision 1, "Trustworthy Email."
NIST Updates SP 800-162
February 25, 2019
NIST publishes an errata update for SP 800-162, "Guide to Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) Definition and Considerations."

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Upcoming Events

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. 278g–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 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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