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DRAFT Special Publication 800-16 Revision 1 (Second Public Draft), A Role-Based Model For Federal Information Technology/Cyber Security Training is now available
October 24, 2013

NIST announces the release of the Second Public Draft of Special Publication (SP) 800-16 Revision 1A Role-Based Model For Federal Information Technology/Cyber Security Training for public comment. SP 800-16 describes information technology / cyber security role-based training for Federal Departments and Agencies and Organizations (Federal Organizations). Its primary focus is to provide a comprehensive, yet flexible, training methodology for the development of training courses or modules for personnel who have been identified as having significant information technology / cyber security responsibilities. 
NIST requests comments on draft SP 800-16 Revision 2 by November 30, 2013. Please send comments to with the subject "Comments NIST SP 800-16".

Created December 22, 2016, Updated June 22, 2020