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(Third) Draft Special Publication 800-16 Revision 1, A Role-Based Model for Federal Information Technology / Cyber Security Training
March 14, 2014

NIST announces the release of Draft Special Publication (SP) 800- 16 Revision 1 (3rd public draft)A 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. 
Please submit comments to with “Comments on SP 800-16 Rev 1 (3rd draft)” in the subject line. 
The public comment period closes on April 30,2014.


Created December 21, 2016, Updated June 22, 2020