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Protocol design & standardization

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Projects and Programs

Trustworthy Networks of Things

NIST is working with industry to design, standardize, test and foster adoption of network-centric approaches to protect IoT devices from the Internet and to

USGv6 Program

NIST is Working with other USG agencies and industry to develop and maintain the standards, test program, deployment guidance and test and measurement tools

Software Defined Virtual Networks

NIST is working to develop test and measurement techniques to advance the state of the art in network virtualization, network service function chaining

High Assurance Domains

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


USGv6 Test Program Guide

Douglas C. Montgomery, Erica Johnson, Michayla Newcombe, Timothy Winters
This document outlines the form and function of the USGv6 Test Program. In particular, it defines the components of the test program, their implementation and

USGv6 Capabilities Table

Douglas C. Montgomery, Timothy Winters
The USGv6 Capabilities Table (UCT) provides a concise tabular summary of the technical requirements of the USGv6 profile. For ease of reference, the UCT is

USGv6 Profile Supplier's Declaration of Conformity

Douglas C. Montgomery, Michayla Newcombe
The USGv6 Profile SDoC captures the results of conformance, interoperability and functional tests conducted and provides traceability back to the accredited