News & Updates
SP 800-162, Guide to ABAC Definition and Considerations
January 21, 2014
NIST announces the final release of Special Publication (SP) 800-162, Guide to Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) Definition and Considerations. ABAC is a logical access control methodology where authorization...
Proposed Establishment of a Federally Funded R&D Center
January 10, 2014
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Department of Commerce, intends to sponsor a FRDC G36to facilitate public-private collaboration for accelerating the widespread adoption of integrated...
DRAFT Special Publication (SP) 800-152
January 7, 2014
NIST requests comments on Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-152, A Profile for U.S. Federal Cryptographic Key Management Systems. SP 800-152 contains requirements for the design, implementation, procurement...
Open Meeting of ISPAB (December 2013)
December 2, 2013
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.
Comment Period: Draft SP 800-52 Revision 1 extended
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...
DRAFT SP 800-16 Revision 1 (Second Public Draft)
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...
Public Comment: NIST announces that Draft SP 800-161
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.
Request for Information on CSIC
September 20, 2013
NIST is extending the deadline for submitting comments relating to Computer Security Incident Coordination. r>
Approval of FIPS Publication 201-2 PIV
September 5, 2013
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.
Open Meeting of ISPAB (October 2013)
September 4, 2013
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.
DRAFT Special Publication 800-101 Revision 1
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...
NIST Announces the Release of SP 800-63-2
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...
Special Publication (SP) 800-130
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...
NIST announce the release of 3 Special Publications (SP)
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...