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Second Public Draft release of Draft NIST Interagency Report (IR) 7966, Security of Interactive and Automated Access Management Using Secure Shell (SSH)
March 04, 2015

NIST announces the second public comment release of Draft NIST Interagency Report (IR) 7966Security of Interactive and Automated Access Management Using Secure Shell (SSH). (NOTE: This Draft has been approved final Oct. 2015) The purpose of this document is to assist organizations in understanding the basics of Secure Shell (SSH) and SSH access management in an enterprise, focusing on the management of SSH user keys. It describes the primary categories of vulnerabilities in SSH user key management and recommends practices for planning and implementing SSH access management. The scope of this draft is significantly different from the original public comment draft; this draft includes both interactive and automated access management, not just the latter. 
 
Comment period CLOSED: April 3, 2015. Questions? Send email to: NISTIR7966-comments@nist.gov.

Created December 21, 2016, Updated August 17, 2017