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The Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC) has information on many of NIST's cybersecurity- and information security-related projects, publications, news and events. CSRC supports people and organizations in government, industry, and academia—both in the U.S. and internationally.

Recent News

NIST Revises SP 800-73 and SP 800-78 July 15, 2024
In January 2022, NIST revised Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 201, which establishes standards for the use of Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credentials, including those on PIV Cards. NIST Special...
4th Draft NIST SP 800-90C Available Public Comment July 3, 2024
NIST has released the fourth public draft (4pd) of NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-90C, Recommendation for Random Bit Generator (RBG) Constructions. The comment period for this draft is open through September 30, 2024.
HMAC Specification: Draft SP 800-224 June 28, 2024
The initial public draft (ipd) of NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-224. The public comment period is open through September 6, 2024.
Data Protection for Cloud-Native Apps: Draft NIST IR 8505 June 14, 2024
The initial public draft of NIST Internal Report (IR) 8505, A Data Protection Approach for Cloud-Native Applications, is now available for public comment.
Public Comments Requested on SP 800-38B and 800-38C June 14, 2024
NIST is reviewing Special Publications 800-38B and 800-38C (CMAC and CCM block cipher modes) and requests public comments by September 13, 2024.

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Upcoming Events

NIST Workshop on Formal Methods within Certification Programs (FMCP 2024) July 23, 2024 - July 25, 2024
Full Workshop and Registration Details NIST will host the Workshop on Formal Methods within Certification Programs (FMCP 2024) on July 23-25, 2024, at the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence in Rockville, Maryland....
Federal Cybersecurity & Privacy Professionals Forum Meeting - August 27, 2024 August 27, 2024
The Federal Cybersecurity and Privacy Professionals Forum is an informal group sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to promote the sharing of system security and privacy information among...
WPEC 2024: NIST Workshop on Privacy-Enhancing Cryptography 2024 September 24, 2024 - September 26, 2024
WPEC 2024 (September 24–26) is a virtual workshop, free to attend, and with a call for talk proposals. Useful links: Free registration (ZoomGov event); Workshop Call (PDF file); Submission Form (PDF file). WPEC 2024, the...

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