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Bugs Framework BF
[Redirect to: https://samate.nist.gov/BF/] The Bugs Framework (BF) organizes software weaknesses (bugs) into distinct classes, such as Buffer Overflow (BOF), Injection (INJ), and Control of Interaction Frequency (CIF). Each BF class has an accurate and precise definition and comprises: Level (high or low) that identifies the fault as language-related or semantic; Attributes that identify the software fault; Causes that bring about the fault; Consequences the fault could lead to; and Sites in...
Cybersecurity Supply Chain Risk Management C-SCRM
NEW! Request for Information | Evaluating and Improving NIST Cybersecurity Resources: The NIST Cybersecurity Framework and Cybersecurity Supply Chain Risk Management  --> Latest updates: NIST Cybersecurity SCRM Fact Sheet (05/12/22) NIST updates Cybersecurity Supply Chain Risk Management Practices for Systems and Organizations guidance in NIST SP 800-161r1, which also helps fulfill NIST's responsibilities under E.O. 14028. (05/05/22) See the comments received from 132 organizations and...
NCCoE DevSecOps project has launched! The NIST NCCoE has launched a new project, Software Supply Chain and DevOps Security Practices. In early 2023, the project team will be publishing a Federal Register Notice based on the final project description to solicit collaborators to work with the NCCoE on the project.   DevOps brings together software development and operations to shorten development cycles, allow organizations to be agile, and maintain the pace of innovation while taking...
National Checklist Program NCP
NIST maintains the National Checklist Repository, which is a publicly available resource that contains information on a variety of security configuration checklists for specific IT products or categories of IT products. A security configuration checklist (also called a lockdown, hardening guide, or benchmark) is a series of instructions or procedures for configuring an IT product to a particular operational environment, for verifying that the product has been configured properly, and/or for...
Ransomware Protection and Response
Thanks for helping shape our ransomware guidance! We've published the final NISTIR 8374, Ransomware Risk Management: A Cybersecurity Framework Profile and the Quick Start Guide: Getting Started with Cybersecurity Risk Management | Ransomware. Thanks for attending our July 14th Virtual Workshop on Preventing and Recovering from Ransomware and Other Destructive Cyber Events. Please watch the recording HERE. Our new resources on tips and tactics for preparing your organization for ransomware...
Secure Software Development Framework SSDF
SSDF version 1.1 is published! NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-218, Secure Software Development Framework (SSDF) Version 1.1: Recommendations for Mitigating the Risk of Software Vulnerabilities has been posted as final, along with a Microsoft Excel version of the SSDF 1.1 table. SP 800-218 includes mappings from Executive Order (EO) 14028 Section 4e clauses to the SSDF practices and tasks that help address each clause. Also, see a summary of changes from version 1.1 and plans for the SSDF....
Security Content Automation Protocol SCAP
The Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) is a synthesis of interoperable specifications derived from community ideas. Community participation is a great strength for SCAP, because the security automation community ensures the broadest possible range of use cases is reflected in SCAP functionality. This Web site is provided to support continued community involvement. From this site, you will find information about both existing SCAP specifications and emerging specifications relevant to...
Security Content Automation Protocol Validation Program SCAPVP
The SCAP Validation Program is designed to test the ability of products to use the features and functionality available through SCAP and its component standards. Under the SCAP Validation Program, independent laboratories are accredited by the NIST National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP). Accreditation requirements are defined in NIST Handbook 150, and NIST Handbook 150-17. Independent laboratories conduct the tests contained in the SCAP Validation Program Derived Test...
United States Government Configuration Baseline USGCB
The purpose of the United States Government Configuration Baseline (USGCB) initiative is to create security configuration baselines for Information Technology products widely deployed across the federal agencies. The USGCB baseline evolved from the Federal Desktop Core Configuration mandate. The USGCB is a Federal Government-wide initiative that provides guidance to agencies on what should be done to improve and maintain an effective configuration settings focusing primarily on security.