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January 27, 2016

NIST announces the second draft of Special Publication (SP) 800-90B, Recommendation for the Entropy Sources Used for Random Bit Generation. This Recommendation specifies the design principles and requirements for...

January 25, 2016
Federal Register Number: 2016-01344

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites organizations to provide products and technical expertise to support and demonstrate security platforms for the Wireless Medical Infusion Pumps use case for...

January 22, 2016

NIST announces the final release of NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 8055, Derived Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Credentials (DPC) Proof of Concept Research. ...

January 21, 2016

Addressing the nation’s rapidly increasing need for cybersecurity employees, the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) is seeking members from the public and private sectors and ...

December 29, 2015

NIST announces that Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-156, Representation of PIV Chain-of-Trust for Import and Export, is now available for public comment. This document provides the data representation of a...

December 28, 2015

NIST is pleased to announce the public comment release of Draft Special Publication 800-116 Revision 1, A Recommendation for the Use of PIV Credentials in Physical Access Control Systems (PACS). ...

December 17, 2015

NIST Released 2 Draft NISTIRs: (1) NISTIR 8060 and (2) NISTIR 8085 - see below for further details

December 16, 2015

note - this document was approved in late October (date shown on the cover of this document) - this is first time this NISTIR has been announced on CSRC website) NIST announces the final release of ...

December 11, 2015
Federal Register Number: 2015-31217

NIST is seeking information on the “Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity” (the “Framework”).

December 11, 2015

NIST announces the final release of NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 7904, Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud: Proof of Concept Implementation. This report describes a proof of concept implementation ...

December 11, 2015

Special Publication 800-70 Revision 3, National Checklist Program for IT Products--Guidelines for Checklist Users and Developers, has been released as final. It describes security configuration checklists and their...

December 11, 2015

NIST releases a third Cybersecurity Framework Request for Information (RFI), Views on the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, requesting information* about...

December 8, 2015
Federal Register Number: 2015-30886

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

December 8, 2015

NIST is accepting nominations of individuals to serve on eight Federal Advisory Committees, including the Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB)...

December 2, 2015

NIST announces the public comment release of NIST Special Publication 800-178, A Comparison of Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) Standards for Data Services. Extensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML...

November 20, 2015

In cooperation with the Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) Program, NIST announces the release of NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 8080, Usability and Security Considerations for Public Safety Mobile...

November 6, 2015

NIST announces the final release of Special Publication (SP) 800-167, Guide to Application Whitelisting. The purpose of this publication is to assist organizations in understanding the basics ...

November 6, 2015

SP 800-131A Rev. 1 provides guidance for transitions to the use of stronger cryptographic keys and more robust algorithms by Federal government agencies when protecting sensitive, but unclassified information.

November 5, 2015

The full announcement, links to the draft documnet, comment template, email to send comments to, and to learn more about Draft SP 1800-4, Mobile Device Security: Cloud & Hybrid Builds, ...

November 2, 2015

NIST is excited to announce the release of the latest NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide, "IT Asset Management" for the Financial Services sector. The document is a draft, and comments are being accepted.

October 30, 2015

NIST announces the publication of Special Publication (SP) 800-152, A Profile for U. S. Federal Cryptographic Key Management Systems. This document contains requirements for the design, ...

October 30, 2015

NIST announces the final release of NIST Internal Report (NISTIR) 7966, Security of Interactive and Automated Access Management Using Secure Shell (SSH). The purpose of this document is to assist organizations...

October 30, 2015

NIST announces the release of NIST Inter agency Report (NISTIR) 7987 Revision 1, Policy Machine: Features, Architecture, and Specification. The ability to control access to sensitive data in accordance...

October 20, 2015
Federal Register Number: 2015-26539

NIST requests comments on Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 186-4, Digital Signature Standard, which has been in effect since July 2013. 

October 20, 2015

NIST requests comments on Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 186-4, Digital Signature Standard, which has been in effect since July 2013. FIPS 186-4 specifies three techniques—RSA,...

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