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Many of NIST's cybersecurity and privacy publications are posted as drafts for public comment. Comment periods are still open for the following publications. Select the publication title to access downloads, related content, and instructions for submitting comments. Your thoughtful reviews and comments are greatly appreciated and help us to improve our standards and guidance.

Also see a complete list of public drafts that includes those whose comment periods have closed.

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The use of small-scale distributed energy resources (DERs) is growing rapidly and transforming the power grid. In fact, a distribution utility may need to remotely communicate with thousands of DERs and other grid-edge devices—many of which are not owned by them.  Any attack that can deny, disr...

The newest generation of software applications—"cloud-native applications"—is a class with various functional layers, such as transaction logic, application services, infrastructure resources, policy enforcement, and monitoring of states. The unique architecture of this application class requires a...

This document will replace the NIST Cybersecurity White Paper released in April 2020 which defined the original Secure Software Development Framework (SSDF), and it includes a change log summarizing the major changes from the April 2020 version. NIST used inputs from the public and its June 2021 wor...

Cybersecurity awareness and training resources, methodologies, and requirements have evolved since NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-50, Building an Information Technology Security Awareness and Training Program, was published in 2003 and companion document NIST SP 800-16, Information Technology Sec...

Draft NIST SP 1800-10 provides a practical example solution to help manufacturers protect their Industrial Control Systems (ICS) from data integrity attacks. Manufacturers are increasingly relying on ICS to monitor and control physical processes to produce goods for public consumption. ICS has also...