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National Online Informative References Program OLIR

OLIR Focal Document Templates

If you would like to participate in the Online Informative Reference (OLIR) Program please consult NISTIR 8278A Rev. 1 (Draft) National Online Informative References (OLIR) Program: Submission Guidance for OLIR Developers document and become familiar with the requirements and all procedures involved during the life cycle. Developers of Informative References considering a submission are welcome to contact NIST with questions before completing the entire Informative Reference submission package. Questions and draft Informative Reference documents may be directed to Submitting parties can expect to hear back from NIST within one business week of their electronic correspondence.

General Information pertaining to the Draft Informative Reference Submission can be downloaded here and included as a part of the submission package.


National Online Informative References Program


Security and Privacy: testing & validation

Applications: cybersecurity framework

Created September 08, 2020, Updated April 15, 2024