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Encryption is Futile: Reconstructing 3D-Printed Models using the Power Side-Channel

October 6, 2021
Jacob Gatlin, Sofia Belikovetsky, Yuval Elovici, Anthony Skjellum, Joshua Lubell, Paul Witherell, Mark Yampolskiy
Outsourced Additive Manufacturing (AM) exposes sensitive design data to external malicious actors. Even with end-to-end encryption between the design owner and 3D-printer, side-channel attacks can be used to bypass cyber-security measures and obtain the

2020 Cybersecurity and Privacy Annual Report

September 28, 2021
Patrick D. O'Reilly, Kristina Rigopoulos, Larry Feldman, Greg Witte
During Fiscal Year 2020 (FY 2020), from October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020, the NIST Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) Cybersecurity and Privacy Program successfully responded to numerous challenges and opportunities in security and privacy

IoT Non-Technical Supporting Capability Core Baseline

August 25, 2021
Michael Fagan, Katerina N. Megas, Jeffrey Marron, Kevin Gerard Brady, Barbara Bell Cuthill, Rebecca Herold
Non-technical supporting capabilities are actions a manufacturer or third-party organization performs in support of the cybersecurity of an IoT device. This publication defines an Internet of Things (IoT) device manufacturers' non-technical supporting

Approaches for Federal Agencies to Use the Cybersecurity Framework

August 17, 2021
Jeffrey Marron, Victoria Yan Pillitteri, Jon M. Boyens, Stephen Quinn, Gregory Witte
The document highlights examples for implementing the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (known as the Cybersecurity Framework) in a manner that complements the use of other NIST security and privacy risk management standards

'Passwords Keep Me Safe' - Understanding What Children Think about Passwords

August 11, 2021
Mary Theofanos, Yee-Yin Choong
Children use technology from a very young age, and often have to authenticate. The goal of this study is to explore children's practices, perceptions, and knowledge regarding passwords. Given the limited work to date and that the world's cyber posture and

Review of the Advanced Encryption Standard

July 23, 2021
Nicky Mouha, Morris Dworkin
The field of cryptography continues to advance at a very rapid pace, leading to new insights that may impact the security properties of cryptographic algorithms. The Crypto Publication Review Board ("the Board") has been established to identify

Managing the Security of Information Exchanges

July 20, 2021
Kelley L. Dempsey, Victoria Yan Pillitteri, Andrew Regenscheid
An organization often has mission and business-based needs to exchange (share) information with one or more other internal or external organizations via various information exchange channels. However, it is recognized that the information being exchanged

Status Report on the Second Round of the NIST Lightweight Cryptography Standardization Process

July 20, 2021
Meltem Sonmez Turan, Kerry McKay, Donghoon Chang, Cagdas Calik, Lawrence E. Bassham, Jinkeon Kang, John M. Kelsey
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is in the process of selecting one or more authenticated encryption and hashing schemes suitable for constrained environments through a public, competition-like process. In February 2019, 57

Contextualized Filtering for Shared Cyber Threat Information

July 18, 2021
Athanasios Dimitriadis, Christos Prassas, Jose L. Flores, Boonserm Kulvatunyou, Nenad Ivezic, Dimitris Gritzalis, Ioannis Mavridis
Cyber threat information sharing is an imperative process towards achieving collaborative security, but it poses several challenges. One crucial challenge is the plethora of shared threat information. Therefore, there is a need to advance filtering of such

Scaling the Phish: Advancing the NIST Phish Scale

July 3, 2021
Fernando Barrientos, Jody Jacobs, Shanee Dawkins
Organizations use phishing training exercises to help employees defend against the phishing threats that get through automatic email filters, reducing potential compromise of information security for both the individual and their organization. These

NVLAP Cryptographic and Security Testing

June 30, 2021
Bradley Moore, Beverly Trapnell, James Fox, Carolyn French
NIST Handbook 150-17 presents the technical requirements and guidance for the accreditation of laboratories under the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) Cryptographic and Security Testing (CST) program. It is intended for

A Decade of Reoccurring Software Weaknesses

June 24, 2021
Assane Gueye, Carlos Galhardo, Irena Bojanova, Peter Mell
The Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) community publishes an aggregate metric to calculate the 'Most Dangerous Software Errors.' However, the used equation highly biases frequency and almost ignores exploitability and impact. We provide a metric to

Hardware-Enabled Security: Container Platform Security Prototype

June 17, 2021
Murugiah Souppaya, Michael Bartock, Karen Scarfone, Jerry Wheeler, Tim Knoll, Uttam Shetty, Ryan Savino, Joseprabu Inbaraj, Stefano Righi
In today's cloud data centers and edge computing, attack surfaces have significantly increased, hacking has become industrialized, and most security control implementations are not coherent or consistent. The foundation of any data center or edge computing

Securing Small-Business and Home Internet of Things (IoT) Devices: Mitigating Network-Based Attacks Using Manufacturer Usage Description (MUD)

May 26, 2021
Murugiah Souppaya, Douglas Montgomery, William Polk, Mudumbai Ranganathan, Donna Dodson, William Barker, Steve Johnson, Ashwini Kadam, Craig Pratt, Darshak Thakore, Mark Walker, Eliot Lear, Brian Weis, Dean Coclin, Avesta Hojjati, Clint Wilson, Tim Jones, Adnan Baykal, Drew Cohen, Kevin Yeich, Yemi Fashima, Parisa Grayeli, Joshua Harrington, Joshua Klosterman, Blaine Mulugeta, Susan Symington, Jaideep Singh
The goal of the Internet Engineering Task Force's Manufacturer Usage Description (MUD) specification is for Internet of Things (IoT) devices to behave as intended by the manufacturers of the devices. MUD provides a standard way for manufacturers to

A Historical and Statistical Study of the Software Vulnerability Landscape

April 18, 2021
Assane Gueye, Peter Mell
Understanding the landscape of software vulnerabilities is key for developing effective security solutions. Fortunately, the evaluation of vulnerability databases that use a framework for communicating vulnerability attributes and their severity scores

Recovering the Key from the Internal State of Grain-128AEAD

April 3, 2021
Donghoon Chang, Meltem Sonmez Turan
Grain-128AEAD is one of the second-round candidates of the NIST lightweight cryptography standardization process. There is an existing body of third-party analysis on the earlier versions of the Grain family that provide insights on the security of Grain

NIST Test Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Cards Version 2

April 2, 2021
David Cooper
In order to facilitate the development of applications and middleware that support the Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Card, NIST has developed a set of test PIV Cards and a supporting public key infrastructure (PKI). This set of test cards includes

Atividades Fundamentais de Ciberseguranca para Fabricantes de Dispositivos IoT

March 31, 2021
Michael Fagan, Katerina N. Megas, Matt Smith, Karen Scarfone
Os dispositivos da Internet das Coisas (IoT) muitas vezes não possuem recursos de segurança cibernética de acordo com os dispositivos que os seus clientes — organizações e indivíduos — querem usar para ajudar a mitigar riscos de segurança cibernética. Os

ISCMA: An Information Security Continuous Monitoring Program Assessment

March 31, 2021
Victoria Yan Pillitteri, Kelley L. Dempsey, Chad Baer, Ron Rudman, Robert Niemeyer, Susan Urban
This publication describes an example methodology for assessing an organization's Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM) program. It was developed directly from NIST guidance and is applicable to any organization, public or private. It can be
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