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NIST Announces the Release of NISTIR 7966, Security of Interactive and automated Access Management Using Secure Shell (SSH)
October 30, 2015

NIST announces the final release of NIST Internal Report (NISTIR) 7966Security of Interactive and Automated Access Management Using Secure Shell (SSH). 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.

Created December 21, 2016, Updated April 26, 2017