Computer Security Resource Center

Computer Security Resource Center

Computer Security
Resource Center


NIST develops and maintains an extensive collection of standards, guidelines, recommendations, and research on the security and privacy of information and information systems. This includes various NIST technical publication series:

FIPS Federal Information Processing Standards: Security standards. Learn more
SP NIST Special Publications
Guidelines, technical specifications, recommendations and reference materials, comprising multiple sub-series:
SP 800   Computer security  Learn more
SP 1800   Cybersecurity practice guides  Learn more
SP 500   Information technology (relevant documents)
NISTIR NIST Internal or Interagency Reports Reports of research findings, including background information for FIPS and SPs.
ITL Bulletin NIST Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) Bulletins
Monthly overviews of NIST's security and privacy publications, programs and projects.

Find more of our research in: White Papers, Journal Articles, Conference Papers, and Books. Many of these publications (in this database) were published in 2008 or later, but older publications will be added in the future.

See NIST Publications for additional Cybersecurity Publications. See our DOI page for information on Digital Object Identifiers.

XLSX file: Download a spreadsheet of current (draft and final) FIPS, SPs, NISTIRs, ITL Bulletins and White Papers.


Recent Publications

Download: Draft NISTIR 8221
Download: None available