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April 29, 2014

NIST announces the release of NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 7946, CVSS Implementation Guidance. This Interagency Report provides guidance to individuals scoring IT vulnerabilities using the Common...

April 29, 2014

NIST has released Special Publication 800-52 Revision 1, Guidelines for the Selection, Configuration, and Use of Transport Layer Security (TLS) Implementations. TLS provides mechanisms to protect sensitive data...

April 23, 2014

In support of the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 and the 2014 Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, NIST will issue in May 2014, the initial public draft of...

April 21, 2014

NIST requests comments on a revision of Draft Special Publication 800-90A Revision 1, Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators. This revision removes the Dual_EC_DRBG from...

March 18, 2014
Federal Register Number: 2014-05960

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites organizations to provide products and technical expertise to support and demonstrate security platforms for identity and access management for the electric...

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...

March 13, 2014

NIST announces the release of the draft revision of Special Publication 800-56B, Recommendation for Pair-Wise Key Establishment Schemes Using Integer Factorization Cryptography. SP 800-56B specifies key...

March 11, 2014
Federal Register Number: 2014-05215

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces the Intersection of Cloud and Mobility Forum and Workshop to be held on Tuesday, March 25, Wednesday, March 26, and Thursday, March 27, 2014.

March 7, 2014

Draft Special Publication 800-157, Guidelines for Derived Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Credentials and Draft NIST Interagency Report 7981, Mobile, PIV, and Authentication, are now available 

March 6, 2014

NIST announces the release of NIST Interagency Report (IR) 7849, A Methodology for Developing Authentication Assurance Level Taxonomy for Smart Card-based Identity Verification. Smart cards (smart identity tokens...

February 28, 2014
Federal Register Number: 2014-04473

The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) will meet Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - Friday, March 14, 2014. All sessions will be open to the public.

February 28, 2014
Federal Register Number: 2014-04474

The Smart Grid Advisory Committee (SGAC or Committee), will meet in open session on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern time and Wednesday, March 19, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern time...

February 18, 2014
Federal Register Number: 2014-03495

This notice announces the issuance of the Cybersecurity Framework (the “Cybersecurity Framework” or “Framework”). 

February 18, 2014

NIST requests comments on Draft NIST Interagency Report 7977, NIST Cryptographic Standards and Guidelines Development Process. This document describes the principles, ...

January 27, 2014

NIST requests comments on the Draft of Special Publication (SP) 800-168, Approximate Matching: Definition and Terminology. SP 800-168 contains a definition for approximate matching including requirements and...

January 23, 2014

NIST Special Publication 800-53 Revision 4, Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations

January 21, 2014

NIST announces the final release of Special Publication (SP) 800-162, Guide to Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) Definition and Considerations. ABAC is a logical access control methodology where authorization...

January 10, 2014
Federal Register Number: 2014-00260

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Department of Commerce, intends to sponsor a FRDC G36to facilitate public-private collaboration for accelerating the widespread adoption of integrated...

January 7, 2014

NIST requests comments on Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-152, A Profile for U.S. Federal Cryptographic Key Management Systems. SP 800-152 contains requirements for the design, implementation, procurement...

December 13, 2013

NIST is pleased to announce that Draft NIST Interagency Report 7863, Cardholder Authentication for the PIV Digital Signature Key, is available for public comment. NISTIR 7863 ...

December 2, 2013
Federal Register Number: 2013-28789

The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) will meet Thursday, December 19, 2013 and Friday, December 20, 2013. All sessions will be open to the public.

November 12, 2013

The comment period for Draft Special Publication 800-52 Revision 1, Guidelines for the Selection, Configuration, and Use of Transport Layer Security (TLS) Implementations, has been extended. The new deadline to...

November 8, 2013
Federal Register Number: 2013-26832

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites and requests nomination of individuals for appointment to eight existing Federal Advisory Committees

November 1, 2013

Recent news reports about leaked classified documents have caused concern from the cryptographic community about......

October 29, 2013
Federal Register Number: 2013-25566

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) seeks comments on the preliminary version of the Cybersecurity Framework (“preliminary Framework”).

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