News & Updates
DHS Study on Mobile Device Security
May 8, 2017
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published the "Study on Mobile Device Security," a report to Congress that details current and emerging threats to the Federal Government's use of mobile devices. It also...
Status of NIST SP 800-53, Revision 5
March 31, 2017
What is the current status of release of Draft Special Publication 800-53 Revision 5? This news item will explain the current status of this document.
Release of NISTIR 8114
March 30, 2017
NISTIR 8114, Report on Lightweight Cryptography has been approved as final and is now available.
Research Results on SHA-1 Collisions
February 24, 2017
On Thursday, February 23rd, Google announced that a team of researchers from the CWI Institute in Amsterdam and Google have successfully demonstrated an attack on the SHA-1 hash algorithm by creating two files that...
NIST Launches CSRC Beta Site
February 22, 2017
NIST has launched a beta site for a new version of CSRC.nist.gov: https://beta.csrc.nist.gov. It will be available alongside http://csrc.nist.gov for several months as we continue to fix issues, implement...
NIST announces the release of SP 800-179
December 12, 2016
Special Publication 800-179 aims to assist IT professionals in securing Apple OS X 10.10 desktop and laptop systems within various environments. It provides detailed information about the security features of OS X 10...
NIST Released Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-187
November 21, 2016
NIST invites comments on Draft NIST SP 800-187, Guide to LTE Security. Cellular technology plays an increasingly large role in society as it has become the primary portal to the Internet for a large segment of...
NIST Announce the Release of NISTIR 7621 Revision 1
November 14, 2016
NIST released NISTIR 7621 Revision 1, Small Business Information Security: The Fundamentals. NIST developed this interagency report as a reference guideline about cybersecurity for small businesses...
Draft Special Publication 800-181
November 2, 2016
NIST is pleased to release the draft NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF) - a reference resource that will allow our nation to more effectively identify, recruit, develop and maintain its cybersecurity talent...
DRAFT SP 800-121 Revision 2, Guide to Bluetooth Security
October 17, 2016
NIST announces the release of Draft Special Publication 800-121 Revision 2 Guide to Bluetooth Security. This draft is the second revision to NIST SP 800-121, Guide to Bluetooth Security. Updates in this revision...
NIST Announce the Release of DRAFT NISTIR 8151
October 4, 2016
NIST invites comments on Draft NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 8151, Dramatically Reducing Software Vulnerabilities -- Report to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.