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NISTIR 8085 (Draft)

Forming Common Platform Enumeration (CPE) Names from Software Identification (SWID) Tags

Date Published: December 2015
Comments Due: January 8, 2016 (public comment period is CLOSED)
Email Questions to: nistir8060-comments@nist.gov

Author(s)

David Waltermire (NIST), Brant Cheikes (MITRE)

Abstract

Keywords

common platform enumeration; software; software asset management; software identification; SWID; CPE; software identification tag
Control Families

Audit and Accountability; Configuration Management; Maintenance; Media Protection; Planning; System and Communications Protection; System and Information Integrity; System and Services Acquisition

Documentation

Publication:
Draft NISTIR 8085

Supplemental Material:
None available

Related NIST Publications:
NISTIR 8060
ITL Bulletin

Document History:
12/17/15: NISTIR 8085 (Draft)