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Notice of Request for Submissions of Information Security Practices by Public and Private Sector Organizations
August 27, 2003

NIST invites public and private organizations to submit their information security practices for inclusion in its Computer Security Resource Center. The NIST Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC) Web site, located at, houses security specific guidance and tools that are shared widely in support of improving security programs and fostering good security practice. Selected information security practices will be posted on the Federal Agency Security Practices (FASP) section of the CSRC Web page (​fasp). FASP includes a variety of agency security practices, which have been successfully used by the submitters in implementing their information security programs. With the recognition that protection of the Nation's critical infrastructure is dependent upon effective information security solutions and to minimize vulnerabilities associated with a variety of threats, the broader sharing of such practices will enhance the overall security of the nation. Today's federal networks and systems are highly interconnected and interdependent with non-federal systems. Access to information security practices in the public and private sector can be applied to enhance the overall performance of Federal information security programs.

Federal Register Notice

Document Number: 03-21948
Created December 18, 2016, Updated June 22, 2020