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April 5, 2016

NIST requests comments on Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-175A, Guideline for Using Cryptographic Standards in the Federal Government: Directives, Mandates and Policies. The SP 800-175 publications are intended to be a replacement for SP 800-21, ..

March 31, 2016

NIST announces the release of NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 7977,Cryptographic Standards and Guidelines Development Process. This document describes the principles, processes and procedures behind our cryptographic standards development efforts. ...

March 29, 2016

NIST requests comments on the second draft of Special Publication (SP) 800-177, Trustworthy Email. This draft is a complimentary guide to NIST SP 800-45 Guidelines on Electronic Mail Security and covers protocol security technologies to secure email transactions.

March 29, 2016

NIST is pleased to announce the release of Special Publication 800-38G, Recommendation for Block Cipher Modes of Operation: Methods for Format-Preserving Encryption. This publication specifies and approves the FF1 and FF3 encryption modes of operation of the AES algorithm. ...

March 14, 2016

NIST requests public comments on two draft Special Publications (SPs) on telework and BYOD security: Draft SP 800-46 Revision 2, Guide to Enterprise Telework, Remote Access, and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Security, and Draft SP 800-114 Revision 1, ...

March 14, 2016

NIST requests public comments on draft Special Publication (SP) 800-154, Guide to Data-Centric System Threat Modeling. Data-centric system threat modeling is a form of risk assessment that models aspects of the attack and defense sides for selected data within a system. ...

March 11, 2016

NIST requests comments on Special Publication 800-175B,Guideline for Using Cryptographic Standards in the Federal Government: Cryptographic Mechanisms. ...

March 7, 2016

NIST announces the release of final version of NIST Special Publication 800-125B, Secure Virtual Network Configuration for Virtual Machine (VM) Protection. VMs constitute the primary resource to be protected in a virtualized infrastructure, ...

February 24, 2016
Federal Register Number: 2016-03905

Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board 

February 23, 2016

Recognizing the importance of maintaining the relevance and currency of Special Publication (SP) 800-53, NIST will update Revision 4 to Revision 5 during calendar year 2016 beginning with this pre-draft ...

February 19, 2016

The comment period for Draft Special Publication 800-116 Revision 1 has been extended, and now closes at 5:00 EST (US and Canada) on March 1, 2016

February 18, 2016

NIST requests public comments on DRAFT SP 800-180, NIST Definition of Microservices, Application Containers and System Virtual Machines. This document serves to provide a NIST-standard definition to application containers, microservices ...

February 17, 2016

On January 12-13, 2016 the Applied Cybersecurity Division (ACD) in the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Information Technology Laboratory hosted the “Applying Measurement Science in the Identity Ecosystem”...

February 16, 2016

NIST requests public comments on DRAFT NISTIR 8063, Primitives and Elements of Internet of Things (IoT) Trustworthiness. This report describes research on creating a vocabulary, namely primitives and elements, for composing IOT. ...

February 12, 2016
Federal Register Number: 2016-02860

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is extending the period for submitting comments relating to the “Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity” 

February 9, 2016

 the CMVP has removed cryptographic modules implementing RNG from the FIPS 140-2 validation list as of 1/1/16.

February 8, 2016

Draft SP 800-166 contains the derived test requirements and test assertions for testing the Derived PIV Application and associated Derived PIV data objects. The tests verify the conformance of these artifacts to the technical specifications of SP 800-157. ...

February 5, 2016

This draft white paper is a best practices guide. The paper is in response to the Cybersecurity Strategy and Implementation Plan (CSIP), published by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) ...

February 3, 2016

NIST requests public comments on DRAFT NISTIR 8105Report on Post-Quantum Cryptography. In recent years, there has been a substantial amount of research on quantum computers – machines that exploit quantum ...

February 2, 2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is pleased to announce the initial public draft release of NIST Internal Report (NISTIR) 8011Automation Support for Security Control Assessments, ...

January 28, 2016

NIST announces the final release of NISTIR 7511 Revision 4, Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Version 1.2 Validation Program Test Requirements. ...

January 28, 2016

NIST announces the completion of Special Publication (SP) 800-57, Part 1 Rev. 4, Recommendation for Key Management, Part 1: General. This Recommendation provides ...

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 the entropy sources used by ...

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 the health care sector.

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. ...

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