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NIST Special Publication 800-38F
December 21, 2012
NIST announces the release of Special Publication 800-38F, Recommendation for Block Cipher Modes of Operation: Methods for Key Wrapping. This publication describes cryptographic methods for the protection of the...
Public Comments: DRAFT NISTIR 7904
December 21, 2012
NIST announces the public comment release of Draft Interagency Report (IR) 7904, Trusted Geolocation in the Cloud: Proof of Concept Implementation. This publication explains selected security challenges involving...
NIST CSD Announces the Release of DRAFT NISTIR 7298, Revision 2
December 6, 2012
NIST Interagency Report (IR) 7298 Revision 2, NIST Glossary of Key Information Security Terms is the latest revision of the NIST Information Security Glossary and Information Assurance Glossary. 
NIST Released NISTIR 7817
November 30, 2012
NIST announces the release of NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 7817, A Credential Reliability and Revocation Model for Federated Identities. NISTIR 7817 describes and classifies the different types of identity...
NIST Announces the Release of NISTIR 7896
November 16, 2012
NIST opened a public "SHA-3" competition in November 2007 to develop a new cryptographic hash algorithm. On October 2, 2012, NIST announced Keccak as the winner and the new SHA-3 algorithm.
NIST Announces the Release of Special Publication 800-133
November 16, 2012
NIST announces the completion of NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-133, Recommendation for Cryptographic Key Generation. It discusses the generation of the keys to be used with NIST-approved cryptographic...
NIST CSD Announces the Release of NISTIR 7878
November 13, 2012
This report (NISTIR 7878) describes measures of combinatorial coverage that can be used in evaluating the degree of t-way coverage of any test suite, regardless of whether it was initially constructed for ...
Links to keynote presentations
November 9, 2012
Links to keynote presentations on Emerging Risk Management and Cyber Security Strategies are available at
Status Update on Draft SP 800-53 Revision 4 (Draft)
November 8, 2012
Status Update on NIST Special Publication 800-53, Revision 4, Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations 
National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE)
October 19, 2012
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) invites interested U.S. companies to submit letters of interest in…
NIST and NISTs CSD Announced the SHA-3 WINNER
October 3, 2012
NIST announced KECCAK as the winner of the SHA-3 Cryptographic Hash Algorithm Competition and the new SHA-3 hash algorithm in a press release issued on October 2, 2012. KECCAK was designed by...
Comments: NISTIR 7511 Revision 3.04, DRAFT SCAP Version 1.2
September 28, 2012
Draft NIST Interagency Report (IR) 7511 Revision 3, Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Version 1.2 Validation Program Test Requirements, describes the requirements that must be met by products to achieve SCAP...
NIST Special Publication 800-30 Revision 1
September 18, 2012
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces the release of the final version of its updated risk assessment guideline, Special Publication 800-30, Revision 1, Guide for Conducting Risk...
NIST Interagency Report (IR) 7874
September 18, 2012
NIST Interagency Report (IR) 7874, Guidelines for Access Control System Evaluation Metrics, has been released as final. This report provides Federal agencies with background information on access control (AC...
Baltimore ISSA InfoSec Summit Held at NIST
September 13, 2012
The Baltimore Information Systems Security Association Chapter would like to invite you to their Third Annual InfoSec Summit. We are holding the event at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST...
NIST CSD Released DRAFT Guidelines to Media Sanitization
September 6, 2012
NIST announces the release of Draft Special Publication 800-88 Revision 1, Guidelines for Media Sanitization for public review and comment. SP 800-88 discussed methods, techniques and best practices for the...
NIST Released DRAFT Special Publication 800-40 Revision 3
September 5, 2012
NIST announces the public comment release of draft NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-40 Revision 3, Guide to Enterprise Patch Management Technologies. Patch management is the process for identifying, acquiring...
NIST is Proud to Announce the Release of 2 DRAFT Publications
September 5, 2012
NIST is Proud to Announce the Release of 2 DRAFT Publications: Special Publication 800-90 B, Recommendation for the Entropy Sources Used for Random Bit Generation -- AND -- Special Publication 800-90C, ecommendation for...
NIST FIPS 140-3 (Second Draft); Request for Additional Comments
August 30, 2012
NIST seeks additional comments on specific sections of the 2009 Draft Federal Information Processing Standard 140-3, Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules… Comments were due October 1, 2012.
Special Publication 800-107 Revision 1
August 24, 2012
NIST announces the release of Special Publication 800-107, Revision 1, Recommendation for Using Approved Hash Algorithms. In this revision, the security properties of SHA-512/224 and SHA-512/256 are addressed...
CSD releases paper on The Role of the NIST in Mobile Security
August 23, 2012
Earlier this year the President signed a Memorandum issuing the Digital Government Strategy, which was designed to build a 21st Century digital government that delivers better services to the American people. The strategy...
NIST announces the draft release of SP 800-56A
August 20, 2012
NIST announces the release of draft revision of Special Publication 800-56A, Recommendation for Pair-Wise Key Establishment Schemes Using Discrete Logarithm Cryptography. 
NIST announces the draft release of SP 800-152
August 8, 2012
NIST is developing a draft Special Publication 800-152 that will be entitled "A Profile for U. S. Federal Cryptographic Key Management Systems (CKMS)". This Profile will be based on the Special Publication 800...
NIST announces the final release of SP 800-61 Revision 2
August 8, 2012
Special Publication 800-61 Revision 2 seeks to assist organizations in mitigating the risks from computer security incidents by providing practical guidelines on responding to incidents effectively and efficiently. It...
NIST is pleased to announce the availability of test PIV Cards.
July 26, 2012
In order to facilitate the development of applications and middleware that support the Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Card, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed a set of test PIV...

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