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Drafts Open for Comment

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Many of NIST's cybersecurity and privacy publications are posted as drafts for public comment. Comment periods are still open for the following publications. Select the publication title to access downloads, related content, and instructions for submitting comments. Your thoughtful reviews and comments are greatly appreciated and help us to improve our standards and guidance.

Also see a complete list of public drafts that includes those whose comment periods have closed.

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The initial public draft of NIST IR 8320C presents an approach for overcoming security challenges associated with creating, managing, and protecting machine identities, such as cryptographic keys, throughout their lifecycle.    NOTE: A call for patent claims is included on page iii o...

NIST recognizes the importance of the infrastructure that provides positioning, timing, and navigation (PNT) information to the scientific knowledge, economy, and security of the Nation. This infrastructure consists of three parts: the space segment, the ground segment, and the users of PNT. NIST no...

NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has published portions of a preliminary draft practice guide, “5G Cybersecurity,” and is seeking the public's comments on the contents. Our proposed solution contains approaches that organizations can use to better secure 5G networks through...

This initial public draft provides guidance on how to improve the security of Operational Technology (OT) systems while addressing their unique performance, reliability, and safety requirements. OT encompasses a broad range of programmable systems or devices that interact with the physical enviro...

This draft introduces four significant changes to NIST SP 800-140B: Defines a more detailed structure and organization for the Security Policy Captures Security Policy requirements that are defined outside of ISO/IEC 19790 and ISO/IEC 24759 Builds the Security Policy document as a combinat...