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September 3, 2014

NIST announces the release of NIST Special Publication 800-147B, BIOS Protection Guidelines for Servers. This guide is intended to mitigate threats to the integrity of fundamental system firmware, ...

August 28, 2014

NIST announces the release of Draft Special Publication 800-53, Revision 4, Appendix H, International Information Security Standards, Security Control Mappings for ISO/IEC 27001: 2013. (NOTE: This draft Appendix H for SP...

August 26, 2014
Federal Register Number: 2014-20315

NIST requests information about the level of awareness throughout critical infrastructure organizations, and initial experiences with the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (the “Framework”).

August 22, 2014

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

August 21, 2014

NIST announces the public comment release of Draft NIST Interagency Report (IR) 7966, Security of Automated Access Management Using Secure Shell (SSH). (NOTE: This draft & the 2nd draft has been approved as FINAL on October...

August 19, 2014

NIST announces that Draft Special Publication 800-163, Technical Considerations for Vetting 3rd Party Mobile Applications, is now available for public comment. The purpose of this document is to provide guidance for vetting...

August 6, 2014

NIST produced a revised version of NIST Special Publication SP 800-85B, PIV Data Model Conformance Test Guidelines. The revisions include additional tests necessary to test new features added to the PIV Data Model in SP...

July 31, 2014

NIST announces the release of Draft Special Publication 800-53A, Revision 4, Assessing Security and Privacy Controls in Federal Information Systems and Organizations: Building Effective Assessment Plans (Initial Public...

July 29, 2014

NIST extended the public review period of the recently posted Draft NIST IR 8006, NIST Cloud Forensic Science Challenges, and will accept comments on the document until AUGUST 25, 2014. 

July 29, 2014

On February 25, 2014, the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International, in cooperation with FirstNet and the Department of Commerce held a half-day workshop titled “Public Safety Mobile...

July 15, 2014

In cooperation with the Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) Program, NIST announces the release of NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 8014, Considerations for Identity Management in Public Safety Mobile Networks. 

July 14, 2014

NIST’s Visiting Committee for Advanced Technology (VCAT) finalized a report detailing recommendations for NIST’s cryptographic standards program. The VCAT’s recommendations are ...

July 2, 2014

NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 7987 describes an access control framework, referred to as the Policy Machine (PM), which fundamentally changes the way access control policy is expressed and enforced. The report gives a...

June 27, 2014

Draft Special Publication 800-38G, Recommendation for Block Cipher Modes of Operation: Methods for Format-Preserving Encryption, released for public comment in July 2013, included three methods for format-preserving...

June 23, 2014

NIST announces that Draft NIST IR 8006, NIST Cloud Forensic Science Challenges, has been released for public comments – can be accessed by the CSRC Drafts page. Deadline to submit comments has been EXTENDED TO AUGUST 25, 2014...

June 10, 2014

NIST announces the release of an errata update to Special Publication 800-37, Revision 1, Guide for Applying the Risk Management Framework to Federal Information Systems: A Security Life Cycle Approach.

June 3, 2014

NIST announces that Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-161, Supply Chain Risk Management Practices for Federal Information Systems and Organizations, has been released for public comment ....

June 3, 2014

NIST announces the release of Supplemental Guidance on Ongoing Authorization: Transitioning to Near Real-Time Risk Management. This publication responds to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Memorandum M-14-03, Enhancing...

May 29, 2014

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

May 28, 2014

NIST announces the release of 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 device under forensically...

May 28, 2014
Federal Register Number: 2014-12336

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) launched a public competition in November 2007 to develop a new cryptographic hash algorithm for standardization to augment the Government...

May 20, 2014

Update on Three FISMA Publications Ongoing Authorization Supplemental Guidance, SP 800-37, Rev 1 (Errata), SP 800-53A Rev 2 (IPD)  The FISMA Implementation Project is announcing the following schedule for three publications....

May 20, 2014

The NIST Special Publication 800-53 Revision 4 On-line Reference Database has been posted which contains the catalog of security controls from Appendix F and G of SP 800-53 Security and Privacy Controls for Federal...

May 19, 2014

Public Comments: (1) Revised Draft Special Publication 800-73-4, Interfaces for Personal Identity Verification, and (2) Revised Draft Special Publication 800-78-4, Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Sizes for Personal Identity...

May 16, 2014

NIST has determined to extend the public comment period for the draft revision of Special Publication 800-56B, Recommendation for Pair-Wise Key Establishment Schemes Using Integer Factorization Cryptography ...

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