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NIST Releases SP 800-87 Rev 2
April 19, 2018
NIST has updated the federal agency organizational codes specified in Special Publication (SP) 800-87, Codes for the Identification of Federal and Federally-Assisted Organizations. The changes included in this update...
NIST Researchers Publish Book on Attribute-Based Access Control
March 14, 2018
Access control is the process of defining and limiting which users are allowed access to particular resources.  NIST researchers have recently published a book on Attribute-based access control (ABAC), one of the...
NIST Publishes Attribute Metadata Report, NISTIR 8112
February 2, 2018
NIST recently published NIST Internal Report (NISTIR) 8112, Attribute Metadata: A Proposed Schema for Evaluating Federated Attributes.
Security Considerations for Code Signing
January 26, 2018
 A new NIST cybersecurity white paper is available, Security Considerations for Code Signing. 
Open Meeting of the ISPAB (October 2017)
October 3, 2017
The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) will meet October 25-27, 2017. All sessions will be open to the public.
NIST NCCoE Releases Draft SP 1800-12
October 2, 2017
NIST's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Releases Draft SP 1800-12, Derived Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Credentials
NIST Announces the Release of SP 800-190
September 25, 2017
NIST Announces the Final Release of Special Publication (SP) 800-190, Application Container Security Guide
NIST Releases Draft SP 800-177 Rev. 1
September 15, 2017
NIST Releases the Draft Special Publication 800-177 Revision 1, Trustworthy Email for public comment.  This updated Special Publication has a new....
Best Practices Whitepaper for Privileged User PIV Authentication
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) ...
DRAFT NIST Interagency Report (IR) 8055, DPC POC Research
July 14, 2015
NIST announces the public comment release of Draft NIST Interagency Report (IR) 8055, Derived Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Credentials (DPC) Proof of Concept Research. 
NIST Requests Comments on SP 800-63-2
April 9, 2015
NIST requests comments on SP 800-63-2, Electronic Authentication Guideline. This document describes the technical requirements necessary to meet the four Levels of Assurance that are specified in the OMB ...
2nd Public Draft release of Draft NISTIR 7966
March 4, 2015
NIST announces the second public comment release of Draft NIST Interagency Report (IR) 7966, Security of Interactive and Automated Access Management Using Secure Shell (SSH). (NOTE: This Draft has been approved...
Public Comments: Draft NISTIR 7966
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...
NIST Released DRAFT NISTIR 8014
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...
Comment: Revised Draft SP 800-73-4 and Revised Draft SP 800-78-4
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...
Draft NISTIR 7863, is available for public comment
December 13, 2013
NIST is pleased to announce that Draft NIST Interagency Report 7863, Cardholder Authentication for the PIV Digital Signature Key, is available for public comment. NISTIR 7863 ...
Draft SP 800-73-4, and Draft SP 800-78-4, are now available
May 13, 2013
Draft Special Publication 800-73-4, Interfaces for Personal Identity Verification, and Draft Special Publication 800-78-4, Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Sizes for Personal Identity Verification, are now available 
Public Comments: Draft NISTIR 7924
April 11, 2013
NIST announces the public comment release of Draft Interagency Report (IR) 7924, Reference Certificate Policy. The purpose of this document is to identify a set of security controls and practices to support ...
NIST announces the draft release of SP 800-152
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...
NIST Announces the Revised Draft FIPS 201-2
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...
NIST Released Draft NIST Interagency Report (IR) 7817
January 18, 2012
NIST announces the public comment release of Draft NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 7817, A Credential Reliability and Revocation Model for Federated Identities. NISTIR 7817 investigates credential and attributes...