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NIST Special Publication (SP)

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s): Definition(s):

  A type of publication issued by NIST. Specifically, the Special Publication 800-series reports on the Information Technology Laboratory's research, guidelines, and outreach efforts in computer security, and its collaborative activities with industry, government, and academic organizations.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-63-2 under Special Publication (SP) [Superseded]

  Special Publication – a designation for NIST documents, sometimes supporting FIPS.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-76-2 under SP

  A type of publication issued by NIST. Specifically, the SP 800-series reports on the Information Technology Laboratory’s research, guidelines, and outreach efforts in computer security, and its collaborative activities with industry, government, and academic organizations.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-63-3 under Special Publication (SP)

  Include proceedings of conferences sponsored by NIST, NIST annual reports, and other special publications appropriate to this grouping such as wall charts, pocket cards, and bibliographies.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-19 under Special Publications