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Protocol design & standardization

News and Updates

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

Robust Inter-Domain Routing

We live in a network-centric society that increasingly relies on the Internet’s routing infrastructure to facilitate human communication, connect users to

Publications

NIST IPv6 Profile

Author(s)
Douglas C. Montgomery, Mark E. Carson, Timothy Winters, Michayla Newcombe, Timothy Carlin
This profile establishes a basic taxonomy of IPv6 capabilities, defined in terms of IETF specifications, resulting in specific capability labels for common

USGv6 Test Program Guide

Author(s)
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

Author(s)
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

Software

NIST RPKI Deployment Monitor

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The NIST RPKI Monitor is a test and measurement tool designed to monitor the dynamics of the global Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI) and the impact of