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NIST Cybersecurity for IoT Program

The Cybersecurity for IoT Program’s mission is to cultivate trust in the IoT and foster an environment that enables innovation on a global scale through standards, guidance, and related tools.

Information for Manufacturers
    

NISTIR 8259 Series

Read more about NIST's guidance for manufacturers and supporting parties creating IoT devices and products.

Information for Federal Agencies
   

SP 800-213 Series

Read more about NIST guidance for Federal Agencies looking to deploy IoT devices in their systems.

Information Regarding Consumer IOT
       

Consumer IoT Products

Read more about the program's contributions to NIST's response to E.O. 14028 on improving Consumer IoT cybersecurity.

The Challenge

Fostering cybersecurity for devices and data in the IoT ecosystem, across industry sectors and at scale

About the Program

NIST’s Cybersecurity for the Internet of Things (IoT) program supports the development and application of standards, guidelines, and related tools to improve the cybersecurity of connected devices, products and the environments in which they are deployed. By collaborating with stakeholders across government, industry, international bodies, academia, and consumers, the program aims to cultivate trust and foster an environment that enables innovation on a global scale.

 

Building blocks: Top box - Standards guidelines tools; middle box - stakeholder engagement; bottom box - trust innovation

The IoT Cybersecurity Program charter was established at the end of 2016 with three overarching program goals.

Supports the development and application of standards, guidelines, and related tools to improve the cybersecurity of connected devices and the environments in which they are deployed.

Collaborate with stakeholders across government, industry, international bodies, and academia.

Cultivate trust and foster an environment that enable innovation on a global scale.

Recent Announcements

Earlier announcements can be found on the program’s Newsroom page.

Mailing List

The Cybersecurity for IoT program uses the GovDelivery to email announcements, join our mailing list to be among the first to receive NIST IoT cybersecurity news and information. Sign up or log in for email updates and select “IoT Cybersecurity” under Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) > Cybersecurity Programs.