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December 13, 2013

NIST is pleased to announce that Draft NIST Interagency Report 7863, Cardholder Authentication for the PIV Digital Signature Key, is available for public comment. NISTIR 7863 ...

December 2, 2013
Federal Register Number: 2013-28789

The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) will meet Thursday, December 19, 2013 and Friday, December 20, 2013. All sessions will be open to the public.

November 12, 2013

The comment period for Draft Special Publication 800-52 Revision 1, Guidelines for the Selection, Configuration, and Use of Transport Layer Security (TLS) Implementations, has been extended. The new deadline to submit...

November 8, 2013
Federal Register Number: 2013-26832

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites and requests nomination of individuals for appointment to eight existing Federal Advisory Committees

November 1, 2013

Recent news reports about leaked classified documents have caused concern from the cryptographic community about......

October 29, 2013
Federal Register Number: 2013-25566

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) seeks comments on the preliminary version of the Cybersecurity Framework (“preliminary Framework”).

October 25, 2013
Federal Register Number: 2013-25168

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) seeks comments on draft NISTIR 7628 Rev. 1, Guidelines for Smart Grid Cyber Security. 

October 24, 2013

NIST announces the release of the Second Public Draft of Special Publication (SP) 800-16 (Revision 1), A Role-Based Model For Federal Information Technology/Cyber Security Training for public comment. SP 800-16 describes...

October 21, 2013

This document provides guidance to federal departments and agencies on identifying, assessing, and mitigating Information and Communications Technology (ICT) supply chain risks at all levels in their organizations. 

September 24, 2013

NIST Released 2 Publications - Special Publication 800-81-2 and NIST Interagency Report 7956

September 24, 2013

NIST announces the release of Draft Special Publication (SP) 500-52 (Revision 1), Guidelines for the Selection, Configuration, and Use of Transport Layer Security (TLS) Implementations for public comment. 

September 20, 2013
Federal Register Number: 2013-22920

NIST is extending the deadline for submitting comments relating to Computer Security Incident Coordination. r>

September 9, 2013

800-90 A Rev. 1: Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic RBG800-90 B: Recommendation for the Entropy Sources Used for Random Bit Generation 800-90 C: Recommendation for RBG Constructions are 3 drafts...

September 5, 2013
Federal Register Number: 2013-21491

This notice announces the Secretary of Commerce's approval of Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) Publication 201-2, Personal Identity Verification (PIV) of Federal Employees and Contractors.

September 4, 2013

NIST announces the public comment release of Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-101 (Revision 1), Guidelines on Mobile Device Forensics. Mobile device forensics is the science of recovering digital evidence from a mobile...

September 4, 2013

NIST has released Special Publication 800-63-2, Electronic Authentication Guideline. This recommendation provides technical guidelines for Federal agencies implementing electronic authentication and is not intended to...

September 4, 2013
Federal Register Number: 2013-21494

The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) will meet Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - Friday, October 11, 2013. All sessions will be open to the public.

August 16, 2013

This document provides guidance to federal departments and agencies on identifying, assessing, and mitigating Information and Communications Technology (ICT) supply chain risks at all levels ...

August 16, 2013

NIST announces the completion of Special Publication (SP) 800-130, A Framework for Designing Cryptographic Key Management Systems. This publication contains a description of the topics to be considered and the documentation...

July 23, 2013

NIST announce the release of 3 Special Publications (SP) - SP 800-83 Revision 1, Guide to Malware Incident Prevention and Handling for Desktops and Laptops, SP 800-40 Revision 3, Guide to Enterprise Patch Management...

July 19, 2013
Federal Register Number: 2013-17396

This notice announces the Secretary of Commerce's approval of Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 186-4, Digital Signature Standard (DSS).

July 16, 2013
Federal Register Number: 2013-17025

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Department of Commerce, intends to sponsor a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC)

July 12, 2013

NIST has released Special Publication 800-76-2, Biometric Specifications for Personal Identity Verification. This document supports updated PIV biometric options and requirements of the forthcoming FIPS 201-2. 

July 8, 2013

NIST is pleased to announce that Draft NIST Special Publication 800-38G, Recommendation for Block Cipher Modes of Operation: Methods for Format-Preserving Encryption, is available for public comment. Format-preserving...

June 28, 2013
Federal Register Number: 2013-15542

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking information relating to Computer Security Incident Coordination (CSIC). 

June 24, 2013

NIST announces the final release of Special Publication (SP) 800-124 Revision 1, Guidelines for Managing the Security of Mobile Devices in the Enterprise. The purpose of this publication is to help organizations centrally...

June 21, 2013
Federal Register Number: 2013-14897

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Department of Commerce, intends to sponsor a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) 

June 12, 2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is pleased to announce the release of Special Publication 800-56A, Revision 2: Recommendation for Pair-Wise Key Establishment Schemes Using Discrete 

May 15, 2013

NIST announces the release of Special Publication 800-82, Revision 1, Guide to Industrial Control System (ICS) Security. Special Publication 800-82 provides guidance on how to improve the security in Industrial Control...

May 13, 2013

Draft Special Publication 800-73-4, Interfaces for Personal Identity Verification, and Draft Special Publication 800-78-4, Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Sizes for Personal Identity Verification, are now available 

May 9, 2013

NIST will provide periodic errata updates to Special Publication (SP) 800-53, Revision 4, Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations, as needed. 

April 30, 2013
Federal Register Number: 2013-10137

The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) will meet Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - Friday, June 14, 2013. All sessions will be open to the public.

April 30, 2013

NIST announces the final release of Special Publication (SP) 800-53, Revision 4, Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations. Special Publication 800-53, Revision 4, represents the most...

April 22, 2013
Federal Register Number: 2013-09376

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Department of Commerce, intends to sponsor a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC)…

April 22, 2013

NIST announces the public comment release of draft Special Publication (SP) 800-162, Guide to Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) Definition and Considerations. ABAC is a logical access control methodology where...

April 11, 2013

NIST announces the public comment release of Draft Interagency Report (IR) 7924, Reference Certificate Policy. The purpose of this document is to identify a set of security controls and practices to support ...

March 28, 2013
Federal Register Number: 2013-07234

The President has directed the Secretary of Commerce to evaluate a set of incentives designed to promote participation in a voluntary program to be established by the Secretary of Homeland Security to…

March 15, 2013
Federal Register Number: 2013-06020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is extending the deadline for submission of certification letters in order to allow additional time for partners and organizations to provide products and…

February 26, 2013
Federal Register Number: 2013-04413

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is conducting a comprehensive review to develop a framework to reduce cyber risks to critical infrastructure

February 13, 2013

Recognizing that the national and economic security of the United States depends on the reliable functioning of critical infrastructure, the President under the Executive Order 

February 5, 2013

NIST announces the release of NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 7511 Revision 3, Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Version 1.2 Validation Program Test Requirements. 

February 5, 2013

NIST announces the release of Draft Special Publication 800-53, Revision 4, Security and Privacy Controls for Federal information Systems and Organizations (Final Public Draft). Special Publication 800-53, Revision 4,...

February 1, 2013

NIST announces the release of Draft Special Publication 800-63-2, Electronic Authentication Guideline for public review and comment. This recommendation provides technical guidelines for Federal agencies implementing...

January 18, 2013

NIST anticipates the release of Special Publication 800-53, Revision 4, Security and Privacy Controls for Federal information Systems and Organizations (Final Public Draft) on Tuesday, February 5th. 

January 15, 2013
Federal Register Number: 2013-00724

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites organizations to provide products and technical expertise to support and demonstrate security platforms for…

January 2, 2013
Federal Register Number: 2012-31525

The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) will meet Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - Friday, February 15, 2013. All sessions will be open to the public.

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