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November 8, 2012

Status Update on NIST Special Publication 800-53, Revision 4, Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations 

October 19, 2012
Federal Register Number: 2012-25826

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) invites interested U.S. companies to submit letters of interest in…

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 a team ...

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 1.2 Validation.

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) properties, and to help access control experts ...

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 Assessments

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) Headquarters in Gaithersburg, Maryland September 13.

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 sanitization of target data on different media types and risk ...

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 Random Bit Generator (RBG) Constructions

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, installing, and verifying patches for products and systems. 

August 30, 2012
Federal Register Number: 2012-21461

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.

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, the discussion of the security of HMAC 

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 recognizes the potential for mobile 

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

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 details guidelines on establishing an effective incident response program

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 800-130, entitled

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 Cards. The set of test PIV Cards contains sixteen ...

July 25, 2012

NIST CSD is Proud to Announce the Release of 2 Draft Special Publications: Draft Special Publication 800-83 (SP) Revision 1, Guide to Malware Incident Prevention and Handling for Desktops and Laptops AND Draft Special Publication 800-94 (SP) Revision 1, Guide to IDPS

July 10, 2012

NIST announces the completion of Revision 3 of Special Publication (SP) 800-57, Part 1, Recommendation for Key Management, Part 1: General. This publication contains basic key management guidance, ...

July 10, 2012

NIST announces the public comment release of Draft NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 7823, Advanced Metering Infrastructure Smart Meter Upgradeability Test Framework. Draft NISTIR 7823 proposes an example test framework and conformance test requirements for the firmware upgradeability ...

July 10, 2012
Federal Register Number: 2012-16727

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) seeks comments on Draft NISTIR 7823, Advanced Metering Infrastructure Smart Meter Upgradeability…

July 10, 2012

NIST announces the public comment release of Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-124 Revision 1, Guidelines for Managing and Securing Mobile Devices in the Enterprise. The purpose of this publication is to help organizations centrally manage and secure mobile devices against...

July 9, 2012
Federal Register Number: 2012-16725

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces the Revised Draft Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) Publication 201-2, “Personal Identity Verification of Federal Employees and Contractors,” for public review and comment…

July 9, 2012

NIST Interagency Report (IR) 7864, The Common Misuse Scoring System (CMSS): Metrics for Software Feature Misuse Vulnerabilities, has been released as final. This report proposes a specification for CMSS, a set of standardized measures for the severity of ...

July 9, 2012

The NIST Computer Security Division is pleased to release the Revised Draft Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 201-2, Personal Identity Verification of Federal Employees and Contractors. The Revised Draft FIPS 201-2 reflects the disposition of comments ...

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