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SP 800-177

Trustworthy Email

Date Published: September 2016


Scott Rose (NIST), Stephen Nightingale (NIST), Simson Garfinkel (NIST), Ramaswamy Chandramouli (NIST)



Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP); Transport Layer Security (TLS); Sender Policy Framework (SPF); Domain Keys Identified Mail (DKIM); Domain based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC); Domain Name System (DNS)Authentication of Named Entities (DANE); S/MIME; Email; OpenPGP
Control Families

System and Communications Protection


SP 800-177 (DOI)
Local Download

Supplemental Material:
High Assurance Domains project (other)

Related NIST Publications:
SP 1800-6
SP 800-45 Version 2

Document History:
03/30/16: SP 800-177 (Draft)
09/07/16: SP 800-177