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Handout: Users Are Not Stupid: 6 Cybersecurity Pitfalls Overturned

January 30, 2023
Author(s)
Julie Haney, Susanne M. Furman
The cybersecurity community tends to focus and depend on technology to solve today's cybersecurity problems, often without taking into consideration the human element - the key individual and social factors impacting cybersecurity adoption. This handout

Supply Chain Assurance: Validating the Integrity of Computing Devices

December 9, 2022
Author(s)
Nakia R. Grayson, Murugiah Souppaya, Andrew Regenscheid, Tim Polk, Christopher Brown, Karen Scarfone, Chelsea Deane
Product integrity and the ability to distinguish trustworthy products is a critical foundation of C-SCRM. Authoritative information regarding the provenance and integrity of components provides a strong basis for trust in a computing device whether it is a

Using Business Impact Analysis to Inform Risk Prioritization and Response

November 17, 2022
Author(s)
Stephen Quinn, Nahla Ivy, Julie Chua, Matthew Barrett, Greg Witte, Larry Feldman, Daniel Topper, Robert Gardner
While business impact analysis (BIA) has historically been used to determine availability requirements for business continuity, the process can be extended to provide a broad understanding of the potential impacts of any type of loss on the enterprise

Engineering Trustworthy Secure Systems

November 16, 2022
Author(s)
Ronald S. Ross, Mark Winstead, Michael McEvilley
This publication describes a basis for establishing principles, concepts, activities, and tasks for engineering trustworthy secure systems. Such principles, concepts, activities, and tasks can be effectively applied within systems engineering efforts to

Measuring the Common Vulnerability Scoring System Base Score Equation

November 15, 2022
Author(s)
Peter Mell, Jonathan Spring, Dave Dugal, Srividya Ananthakrishna, Francesco Casotto, Troy Fridley, Christopher Ganas, Arkadeep Kundu, Phillip Nordwall, Vijayamurugan Pushpanathan, Daniel Sommerfeld, Matt Tesauro, Christopher Turner
This work evaluates the validity of the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) Version 3 ''base score'' equation in capturing the expert opinion of its maintainers. CVSS is a widely used industry standard for rating the severity of information

Can You Spot a Phish

October 19, 2022
Author(s)
Shanee Dawkins, Jody Jacobs
This talk will cover findings from over 4 years of NIST phishing training data, highlighting user context as the key to phishing susceptibility. We will discuss the NIST Phish Scale, our research on why users click, and how it can help users spot a phish.

Breaking Category Five SPHINCS+ with SHA-256

September 28, 2022
Author(s)
Ray Perlner, David Cooper, John M. Kelsey
SPHINCS+ is a stateless hash-based signature scheme and a finalist in the NIST PQC standardization process. Its security proof relies on the distinct-function multi-target second-preimage resistance (DM-SPR) of the underlying keyed hash function. The

2021 Cybersecurity and Privacy Annual Report

September 26, 2022
Author(s)
Patrick D. O'Reilly, Kristina Rigopoulos, Greg Witte, Larry Feldman
During Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) – from October 1, 2020, through September 30, 2021 – the NIST Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) Cybersecurity and Privacy Program successfully responded to numerous challenges and opportunities in security and

Profile of the IoT Core Baseline for Consumer IoT Products

September 20, 2022
Author(s)
Katerina N. Megas, Michael Fagan, Jeffrey Marron, Paul Watrobski, Barbara Bell Cuthill
This publication documents the consumer profile of NIST's Internet of Things (IoT) core baseline and identifies cybersecurity capabilities commonly needed for the consumer IoT sector (i.e., IoT products for home or personal use). It can also be a starting

Workshop Summary Report for "Building on the NIST Foundations: Next Steps in IoT Cybersecurity"

September 20, 2022
Author(s)
Katerina N. Megas, Michael Fagan, Barbara Bell Cuthill, Brad Hoehn, David Lemire, Rebecca Herold
This report summarizes the feedback received on the work of the NIST Cybersecurity for the Internet of Things (IoT) program on IoT product cybersecurity criteria at a virtual workshop in June 2022. The purpose of this workshop was to obtain feedback on

Security Guidance for First Responder Mobile and Wearable Devices

July 20, 2022
Author(s)
Gema Howell, Kevin Gerard Brady, Don Harriss, Scott Ledgerwood
Public safety officials utilizing the forthcoming public safety broadband networks will have access to devices, such as mobile devices, tablets and wearables. These devices offer new ways for first responders to complete their missions but may also

Status Report on the Third Round of the NIST Post-Quantum Cryptography Standardization Process

July 5, 2022
Author(s)
Gorjan Alagic, David Cooper, Quynh Dang, Thinh Dang, John M. Kelsey, Jacob Lichtinger, Yi-Kai Liu, Carl A. Miller, Dustin Moody, Rene Peralta, Ray Perlner, Angela Robinson, Daniel Smith-Tone, Daniel Apon
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is in the process of selecting public-key cryptographic algorithms through a public, competition-like process. The new public-key cryptography standards will specify additional digital signature, public

Blockchain for Access Control Systems

May 26, 2022
Author(s)
Vincent C. Hu
The rapid development and wide application of distributed network systems have made network security – especially access control and data privacy – ever more important. Blockchain technology offers features such as decentralization, high confidence, and

SCAP Composer User Guide

May 16, 2022
Author(s)
Joshua Lubell
SCAP Composer is a software application from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for creating Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP – pronounced "ess-cap") source data stream collections. A source data stream collection is a
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