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For 20 years, the Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC) has provided access to NIST's cybersecurity- and information security-related projects, publications, news and events.   CSRC supports stakeholders in government, industry and academia—both in the U.S. and internationally.

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Recent News

Draft NISTIR 8403 Available for Comment December 20, 2021
Draft NISTIR 8403, “Blockchain for Access Control Systems,” is open for comment through February 7, 2022.
NICE Framework Competencies: 2nd Draft NISTIR 8355 Available for Comment December 15, 2021
The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) has released a second draft of NISTIR 8355, NICE Framework Competencies: Assessing Learners for Cybersecurity Work. 
NIST Revises Guidance for Developing Cyber-Resilient Systems December 9, 2021
NIST announces the release of a major update to Special Publication (SP) 800-160 Volume 2, Revision 1, "Developing Cyber-Resilient Systems: A Systems Security Engineering Approach."
NCCoE Releases Draft Project Description for IPv6 Transition December 9, 2021
The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has released a new draft project description, Secure IPv6-Only Implementation in the Enterprise.
Combination Frequency Differencing: Draft NIST Cybersecurity White Paper December 6, 2021
A draft NIST Cybersecurity White Paper, Combination Frequency Differencing, is now available for public comment.

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Upcoming Events

NCCoE Virtual Workshop on the Cybersecurity of Genomic Data January 26, 2022
Genomic data are central to basic science research, pharmaceutical drug and vaccine development, disease diagnosis and prediction, ancestry tracing, and forensic investigations. These applications require information fidelity...
DevSecOps and ZTA for Cloud-Native Applications - Third Annual Multi-Cloud Conference and Workshop (virtual) January 26, 2022 - January 27, 2022
This year’s Multi-Cloud Conference co-hosted by NIST and Tetrate will focus on DevSecOps and ZTA as foundational approaches to development, deployment, and operational phases for achieving high-assurance cloud-native...
3rd Open Security Controls Assessment Language (OSCAL) Workshop March 1, 2022 - March 2, 2022
The National Institute of Standards and Technology will be hosting on Tuesday, March 1st, and Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022, the third workshop in the series focusing on the Open Security Controls Assessment Language (OSCAL)....
Lightweight Cryptography Workshop 2022 May 9, 2022 - May 11, 2022
NIST will host the Fifth Lightweight Cryptography Workshop (virtual) on May 9-11, 2022, to discuss various aspects of the finalists and to obtain valuable feedback for the standardization of lightweight cryptographic...

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