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11. Guidelines for Derived Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Credentials
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-157
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 12/19/2014
Authors: Hildegard Ferraiolo, David A Cooper, Salvatore Francomacaro, Andrew Richard Regenscheid, Mohler Jason, Sarbari Gupta, William Edward Burr
Abstract: This recommendation provides technical guidelines for the implementation of standards-based, secure, reliable, interoperable PKI-based identity credentials that are issued by Federal departments and agencies to individuals who possess and prove c ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917541

12. Assessing Security and Privacy Controls in Federal Information Systems and Organizations: Building Effective Assessment Plans
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-53A Rev 4
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 12/11/2014
Author: Ronald S Ross
Abstract: This publication provides a set of procedures for conducting assessments of security controls and privacy controls employed within federal information systems and organizations. The assessment procedures, executed at various phases of the system deve ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917644

13. Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP)
Series: ITL Bulletin
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 12/1/2014
Authors: Apostol T Vassilev, Larry Feldman, Gregory A. Witte
Abstract: The Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP) validates cryptographic modules for compliance with Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) Publication 140-2, Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules, and other cryptography based sta ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917620

14. Screening for factors affecting application performance in profiling measurements
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1855
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 10/30/2014
Author: David W Flater
Abstract: This report provides an example application of screening techniques in experimental computer science, including validation and selection of metrics and measures, the screening experiment itself, and supporting statistical methods. Together with rela ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916547

15. An Additive Manufacturing Test Artifact
Series: Journal of Research (NIST JRES)
Report Number: 119.017
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 10/23/2014
Authors: Shawn P Moylan, John A. Slotwinski, A L Cooke, Kevin K Jurrens, M Alkan Donmez
Abstract: We propose a test artifact, intended for standardization, for the purpose of evaluating the performance of additive manufacturing (AM) systems. A thorough analysis of previously proposed AM test artifacts as well as experience with machining tes ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914526

16. An ACT-R Model of Elliptical Endpoint Error Distributions in a Mobile Touchscreen 2-D Fitts‰ Law Task
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 8015
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 10/14/2014
Authors: Kristen Greene, Melissa A. Gallagher, Franklin Tamborello
Abstract: Given the high propensity of users‰ motoric errors with smaller touchscreen buttons, knowing the endpoint distributions for finger- based pointing and tapping is especially important for higher-fidelity predictive modeling of tasks on such devices. ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916268

17. Challenges and Benefits of a Methodology for Scoring Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Conformance
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 8010
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 10/1/2014
Authors: Frederick E Boland Jr, Elizabeth Nee nee Fong
Abstract: The World Wide Web (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative has developed comprehensive guidance on evaluating web accessibility. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 specifies the success criteria for evaluating the conformance of web pages. ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915507

18. NIST Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards, Release 3.0
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1108r3
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 10/1/2014
Authors: Christopher Greer, David A Wollman, Dean Eldon Prochaska, Paul A Boynton, Jeffrey A. Mazer, Cuong T Nguyen, Gerald J FitzPatrick, Thomas L Nelson, Galen H Koepke, Allen R Hefner Jr., Victoria Y Pillitteri, Tanya L Brewer, Nada T Golmie, David H Su, Allan C Eustis, David G Holmberg, Steven T Bushby
Abstract: Section 1305 of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007 (Pub. L. 110‹140) directs NIST ,,to coordinate the development of a framework that includes protocols and model standards for information management to achieve interoperabili ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916755

19. Modeling Network Diversity for Evaluating the Robustness of Networks against Zero-Day Attacks
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 9/11/2014
Authors: Lingyu Wang, Meng Zhang, Sushil Jajodia, Anoop Singhal, M. Albanese
Abstract: The interest in diversity as a security mechanism has recently been revived in various applications, such as Moving Target Defense (MTD), resisting worms in sensor networks, and improving the robustness of network routing. However, most existing effo ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916370

20. The Future of Cybersecurity Education
Topic: Information Technology
Published: 8/19/2014
Authors: Ernest Leroy McDuffie, V. P. Piotrowski
Abstract: By fostering public-private partnerships in cybersecurity education, the US government is motivating federal agencies, industry, and academia to work more closely together to defend cyberspace.
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917265



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