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December 15, 2022

NIST is introducing a plan to transition away from the current limited use of the Secure Hash Algorithm 1 (SHA-1) hash function. Other approved hash functions are already available. The transition will be completed by...

October 17, 2022

The second public draft of NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-140Br1 (Revision 1), CMVP Security Policy Requirements: CMVP Validation Authority Updates to ISO/IEC 24759 and ISO/IEC 19790 Annex B, is now available for public...

June 13, 2022

NIST releases NIST Cybersecurity White Paper 26, Ordered t-way Combinations for Testing State-based Systems.

May 20, 2022

NIST has published revisions of two Special Publications (SP) that identify security functions and sensitive security parameter generation and establishment methods allowed within the context of the Cryptographic Module...

May 12, 2022

The initial public draft of NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-140Br1 (Revision 1), CMVP Security Policy Requirements: CMVP Validation Authority Updates to ISO/IEC 24759 and ISO/IEC 19790 Annex B, is now available for public...

April 19, 2022

After considering several rounds of public comments, NIST has decided to revise Special Publication 800-22 Rev. 1a, "A Statistical Test Suite for Random and Pseudorandom Number Generators for Cryptographic Applications."

February 10, 2022

Second Drafts of NIST SP 800-140C/D Rev. 1 Available for Comment until March 25, 2022.

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.....

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