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Projects/Programs

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Access Control Policy Testing (ACPT)

Ongoing
Access control systems are among the most critical security components. Faulty policies, misconfigurations, or flaws in software implementation can result in

Advanced DDoS Mitigation Techniques

Ongoing
NIST is working with DHS S&T and industry to research and develop novel approaches to DDoS detection and mitigation, techniques to test and measure the

Autonomous Systems Assurance

Ongoing
Autonomous systems must function correctly in an enormous range of environments. For example, self-driving cars must deal with lighting, rain, fog, pedestrians

Awareness, Training, Education (ATE)

Ongoing
Public Law 100-235, "The Computer Security Act of 1987," mandated NIST and OPM to create guidelines on computer security awareness and training based on

Combinatorial Testing

Ongoing
Combinatorial methods can reduce costs for software testing, and have significant applications in software engineering: Combinatorial or t-way testing is a

Cryptographic Hash Algorithm Competition

Completed
A cryptographic hash algorithm (alternatively, hash "function") is designed to provide a random mapping from a string of binary data to a fixed-size “message

Cryptographic Standards and Guidelines

Ongoing
Users of the former "Crypto Toolkit" can now find that content under this project. It includes cryptographic primitives, algorithms and schemes are described in

Cybersecurity for Smart Grid Systems

Ongoing
Smart grid cybersecurity must address both inadvertent compromises of the electric infrastructure, due to user errors, equipment failures, and natural disasters

High Assurance Domains

Ongoing
NIST is working with the Internet industry to design, standardize and foster deployment of technologies to improve the security and robustness of enterprise

Identity Credential Interoperability

It is desirable to ensure an interoperable and standards-based technical strategic direction for USG identity credentials, in particular for their interfaces

IDMS Standards Activities

Ongoing
One of the major outcomes of this effort will be clear, robust, tested, sufficient and implementable Biometric Data Exchange Format, Biometric Sample Quality