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Cybersecurity at NIST

Broader work in the areas of information security, trusted networks, and software quality is applicable to the cybersecurity needs of a wide variety of users, from small and medium enterprises to large private and public organizations including agencies of the Federal government and owners or operators of the Nation’s critical infrastructure. Cybersecurity at NIST continues to align its resources to enable greater development and application of practical, innovative security technologies and methodologies that enhance our ability to address current and future computer and information security challenges. NIST’s programs continue to advance in many areas including cryptography, roots of trust, identity and access management, advanced security testing and measurement, cyber-physical systems, and public safety networks.


NIST’s Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board Names New Chair
NIST Kicks Off Effort to Defend Encrypted Data from Quantum Computer Threat
NIST Releases New Document on its Cryptographic Standards and Guidelines Process
New NIST Security Standard Can Protect Credit Cards, Health Information
Cybersecurity Framework Comments Reveal Views on a Framework Update, Increased Need to Share Best Practices and Expand Awareness