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Best Practices in Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management
October 1-2, 2015
NIST Gaithersburg, MD.

{April 2015} -- NIST is pleased to announce the release of NIST SP 800-161, Supply Chain Risk Management Practices for Federal Information Systems and Organizations.

{Dec. 2012} -- NIST is pleased to announce a report by the University of Marylandís Supply Chain Management Center: Proof of Concept for an Enterprise ICT SCRM Assessment Package

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General Inquires

Jon Boyens
Project Lead

Celia Paulsen
Technical Lead

Industry Best Practices for Cyber SCRM


The NIST Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity ("the Framework") released in February 2014 was published simultaneously with the companion Roadmap for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. The Roadmap identified Supply Chain Risk Management as an area for future focus. Since the release of the Framework and in support of the companion Roadmap, NIST has researched industry best practices for cyber supply chain risk management through engagement with industry leaders.

The following are case studies conducted by NIST:

In October 2015, NIST held a workshop to discuss research findings. The following are briefing papers given to attendees of the workshop: