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Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC)

The Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC) facilitates broad sharing of information security tools and practices, provides a resource for information security standards and guidelines, and identifies key security web resources to support users in industry, government, and academia.

CSRC is the primary gateway for gaining access to NIST computer security publications, standards, and guidelines plus other useful security-related information.



January 6, 2017
NIST Released NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 8062, An Introduction to Privacy Engineering and Risk Management in Federal Systems

January 3, 2017
Would you Like to Serve on an Advisory Board? NIST invites & requests nominations of individuals for appointment to the Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) - - (link will take you to the Federal Register Notice (FRN) website)

December 23, 2016
NIST Releaased Special Publication (SP) 800-185, SHA-3 Derived Functions: cSHAKE, KMAC, TupleHash, and ParallelHash is now available.

December 22, 2016
NIST Released Special Publication 800-184, Guide for Cybersecurity Event Recovery

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List of Draft Publications Request for Comments Deadlines:

January 6, 2017
Draft Special Publication 800-181, NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF) -- National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE)