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July 26, 2018

NIST announces the release of Draft NISTIR 8214, Threshold Schemes for Cryptographic Primitives. This publication provides a high-level overview of the possibilities that threshold schemes bring for enhancing the...

July 23, 2018

Draft NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-163 Revision 1, Vetting the Security of Mobile Applications,defines the app vetting process—a software assurance method for mobile applications. Revision 1 updates this publication...

July 19, 2018

Draft NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-131A Revision 2, Transitioning the Use of Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Lengths, is now available for public comment, until September 7, 2018.

July 17, 2018

NIST’s Computer Security Division intends to withdraw eleven (11) SP 800 publications on August 1, 2018. They are out of date and will not be revised or superseded.

July 16, 2018

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has released the final NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide 1800-2, Identity and Access Management for Electric Utilities, and invites you to download the guide.

July 10, 2018

Draft SP 800-56B Revision 2 specifies key-agreement and key-transport schemes that are based on the RSA algorithm. The public comment period for this draft is open until October 5, 2018.

July 2, 2018

Draft NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-71, Recommendations for Key Establishment Using Symmetric Block Ciphers, addresses key establishment techniques that .....

June 29, 2018

NIST has published Special Publication (SP) 800-116 Revision 1, Guidelines for the Use of PIV Credentials in Facility Access.

June 21, 2018

NIST's Computer Security Division is seeking input on the development of standards for stateful hash-based signatures, including XMSS (see IETF RFC 8391).

June 13, 2018

NIST is publishing Special Publication (SP) 800-171A, Assessing Security Requirements for Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). It is intended to help organizations develop assessment plans and conduct efficient,...

June 7, 2018

Today, NIST is releasing an update for Special Publication (SP) 800-171 Revision 1, Protecting Controlled.....

June 7, 2018

Server Virtualization is now a key component for enterprise IT infrastructure in data centers and cloud services. Virtual servers provide.....

May 31, 2018

"A Data Structure for Integrity Protection with Erasure Capability" is a draft white paper available for public comment until August 3, 2018. It describes a "block matrix" data structure .

May 17, 2018

NIST is seeking public comments on Draft NISTIR 8204, Cybersecurity Framework Online Informative References (OLIR) Submissions: Specification for Completing the OLIR Template. The public comment period is open until...

May 14, 2018
Federal Register Number: 2018-10127

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting comments on a proposed process to.....

May 10, 2018

Data recovered from digital devices is often helpful in providing clues for incidents and potential criminal.....

May 9, 2018

The initial public draft of SP 800-37 Revision 2, Risk Management Framework for Information Systems and Organizations, is available for public comment until June 22, 2018.

May 4, 2018

NIST announces the release ofSpecial Publication 800-193, Platform Firmware Resiliency Guidelines, a document that provides technical guidelines and recommendations supporting resiliency of the collection of hardware and...

April 23, 2018

NIST has published NIST Internal Report (NISTIR) 7511 Revision 5, Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Version 1.3 Validation Program Test Requirements.

April 19, 2018

NIST has updated the federal agency organizational codes specified in Special Publication (SP) 800-87, Codes for the Identification of Federal and Federally-Assisted Organizations. The changes included in this update...

April 16, 2018

Secret cryptographic keying material may be electronically established between parties by using a.....

April 12, 2018

Ensuring the Security of Virtualized Server Platforms Against Potential Threats: NIST Releases Draft Special Publication 800-125A Revision 1, Security Recommendations for Server-based Hypervisor Platforms

April 11, 2018

NIST is releasing NIST Internal Report (NISTIR) 8179, Criticality Analysis Process Model: Prioritizing Systems and Components, to help organizations identify those systems and components that are most vital and which may...

April 11, 2018

Best practices for organizations to manage cryptographic keys:  NIST releases Draft SP 800-57 Part 2 Revision 1 for public comment

April 5, 2018

When software programs in a network are unmanaged, or unidentified, they are vulnerable to attacks, and.....

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