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Personal Identity Verification (PIV) of Federal Employees and Contractors

On August 27, 2004, the President signed Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12), entitled "Policy for a Common Identification … more

NIST Randomness Beacon

NIST is implementing a prototype source of public randomness. The prototype (at https://beacon.nist.gov/home ) uses two independent commercially … more

Access Control Policy Tool (ACPT)

Access control (AC) systems are among the most critical of information security components. Faulty policies, misconfigurations, or flaws in … more

Cryptographic Hash Algorithm Competition

NIST opened a public competition on November 2, 2007 to develop a new cryptographic hash algorithm, which converts a variable length message into … more

Cryptographic Standards Development Process Review

Recent news reports about leaked classified documents have caused concern from the cryptographic community about the security of NIST … more

Cybersecurity for Smart Grid Systems

Smart grid cybersecurity must address not only deliberate attacks, such as from disgruntled employees, industrial espionage, and terrorists, but … more

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