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SP

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

NIST Special Publication
Service Pack
Service Processor
Special Publication
Special Publication (NIST)
Special Publications

Definition(s):

  Microsoft’s term for a collection of patches integrated into a single large update.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-44 Version 2 under Service Pack

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

  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. The 1800 series reports the results of NCCoE demonstration projects.
Source(s):
NIST SP 1800-16B under Special Publication
NIST SP 1800-16D under Special Publication

  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. The 1800 series reports the results of National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence demonstration projects.
Source(s):
NIST SP 1800-16C under Special Publication

  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NIST SP 800-19 [Withdrawn] under Special Publications