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August 20, 2021

NIST has posted three draft revisions of SP 800-140C/D/F, specifying CMVP Validation Authority updates to ISO/IEC 24759, for public comment. The comment period closes September 20, 2021.

July 1, 2021

NIST's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence has released a final Project Description for "Automation of the Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP)."

June 22, 2021

A draft NIST Cybersecurity White Paper, "Combinatorial Coverage Difference Measurement," is now available. The public comment period is open through August 20, 2021.

April 28, 2021

NIST's NCCoE has published "Getting Ready for Post-Quantum Cryptography: Exploring Challenges Associated with Adopting and Using Post-Quantum Cryptographic Algorithms."

April 12, 2021

The NCCoE is requesting comments on a new Draft Project Description, "Automation of the Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP)." Public comments may be submitted through May 12, 2021.

March 23, 2021

Version 2 of test Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Cards now available.

July 7, 2020

NIST has published NISTIR 8214A, "NIST Roadmap Toward Criteria for Threshold Schemes for Cryptographic Primitives."

March 20, 2020

NIST has published seven documents in the SP 800-140x subseries--supporting documents for FIPS 140-3 and the Cryptographic Module Validation Program.

October 9, 2019

NIST has released the Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-140x subseries for public comment. They directly support FIPS 140-3 and the Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP). Comments are due by December 9, 2019.

May 22, 2019

NIST has release a draft white paper for public comment: "An Application of Combinatorial Methods for Explainability in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning." Comments are due by July 3, 2019.

May 20, 2019

A new release of the Access Control Policy Tool (ACPT) is now available for download.

May 1, 2019
Federal Register Number: 2019-08817

FIPS 140-3, "Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules," was approved on March 22, 2019 and announced in the Federal Register on May 1, 2019. FIPS 140-3 supersedes FIPS 140-2.

April 19, 2019

NIST publishes Special Publication (SP) 800-163 Revision 1, "Vetting the Security of Mobile Applications."

March 1, 2019

NIST announces the publication of NIST Internal Report (NISTIR) 8214, Threshold Schemes for Cryptographic Primitives.

September 17, 2018

[9/18/18--TEMPORARILY WITHDRAWN. TO BE RE-POSTED AT A LATER DATE] Draft NISTIR 8222 identifies 17 technical trust-related issues that may negatively impact the adoption of IoT products and services.

July 26, 2018

NIST announces the release of Draft NISTIR 8214, Threshold Schemes for Cryptographic Primitives. This publication provides a high-level overview of the possibilities that threshold schemes bring for enhancing the robustness...

July 23, 2018

Draft NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-163 Revision 1, Vetting the Security of Mobile Applications, defines the app vetting process—a software assurance method for mobile applications. Revision 1 updates this publication to...

May 10, 2018

Data recovered from digital devices is often helpful in providing clues for incidents and potential criminal.....

April 23, 2018

NIST has published NIST Internal Report (NISTIR) 7511 Revision 5, Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Version 1.3 Validation Program Test Requirements.

March 26, 2018

To address these issues, NIST’s Computer Forensics Tools Testing (CFTT) program tests computer forensic tools to ensure that.....

January 16, 2018

NIST announces the release of Draft NISTIR 7511 Revision 5.  This draft NISTIR has been updated.....

September 18, 2015

NIST requests comments on a draft of NIST Interagency Report (IR) 7511 Revision 4, Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Version 1.2 Validation Program Test Requirements.

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...

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.

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...

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