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Ordered t-way Combinations for Testing State-based Systems

June 13, 2022
Author(s)
D. Richard Kuhn, M S Raunak, Raghu N. Kacker
Fault detection often depends on the specific order of inputs that establish states which eventually lead to a failure. However, beyond basic structural coverage metrics, it is often difficult to determine if code has been exercised sufficiently to ensure

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

A Data Structure for Integrity Protection with Erasure Capability

May 20, 2022
Author(s)
D. Richard Kuhn
This document describes a data structure, referred to as a data block matrix, that supports the ongoing addition of hash-linked records while also allowing for the deletion of arbitrary records, thereby preserving hash-based integrity assurance that other

A Roadmap for LIMS at NIST Material Measurement Laboratory

April 11, 2022
Author(s)
Gretchen Greene, Jared Ragland, Zachary Trautt, June W. Lau, Raymond L. Plante, Joshua Taillon, Adam Abel Creuziger, Chandler A. Becker, Joe Bennett, Niksa Blonder, Lisa Borsuk, Carelyn E. Campbell, Adam Friss, Lucas Hale, Michael Halter, Robert Hanisch, Gary R. Hardin, Lyle E. Levine, Samantha Maragh, Sierra Miller, Chris Muzny, Marcus William Newrock, John Perkins, Anne L. Plant, Bruce D. Ravel, David J. Ross, John Henry J. Scott, Christopher Szakal, Alessandro Tona, Peter Vallone
Instrumentation generates data faster and in higher quantity than ever before, and interlaboratory research is in historic demand domestically and internationally to stimulate economic innovation. Strategic mission needs of the NIST Material Measurement

Improving Enterprise Patching for General IT Systems: Utilizing Existing Tools and Performing Processes in Better Ways

April 6, 2022
Author(s)
Murugiah Souppaya, Alper Kerman, Karen Scarfone, Kevin Stine, Brian E. Johnson, Chris Peloquin, Vanessa Ruffin, Tyler Diamond, Mark Simos, Sean Sweeney
Despite widespread recognition that patching is effective and attackers regularly exploit unpatched software, many organizations do not adequately patch. There are myriad reasons why, not the least of which are that it's resource-intensive and that the act

Towards a Standard for Identifying and Managing Bias in Artificial Intelligence

March 15, 2022
Author(s)
Reva Schwartz, Apostol Vassilev, Kristen K. Greene, Lori Perine, Andrew Burt, Patrick Hall
As individuals and communities interact in and with an environment that is increasingly virtual they are often vulnerable to the commodification of their digital exhaust. Concepts and behavior that are ambiguous in nature are captured in this environment

Open Media Forensics Challenge 2022 Evaluation Plan

March 3, 2022
Author(s)
Haiying Guan, Yooyoung Lee, Lukas Diduch
This document describes the system evaluation tasks supported by the Open Media Forensics Challenge (OpenMFC) 2022. The evaluation plan covers resources, task definitions, task conditions, file formats for system inputs and outputs, evaluation metrics

Coalition and Threshold Hash-Based Signatures

February 25, 2022
Author(s)
John M. Kelsey, Stefan Lucks
We show how to construct a threshold version of stateful hash-based signature schemes like those defined in XMSS (defined in RFC8391) and LMS (defined in RFC8554). Our techniques assume a trusted dealer and secure point-to-point communications; are

Smart Cities and Communities: A Key Performance Indicators Framework

February 24, 2022
Author(s)
Martin Serrano, Edward Griffor, David A. Wollman, Michael Dunaway, Martin Burns, Sokwoo Rhee, Chris Greer
This publication presents research findings and scientific work that advance the development and progression of smart city and community measurement methodology. The term 'smart,' as used in the phrase 'smart cities,' is defined here as the efficient use

Ransomware Risk Management: A Cybersecurity Framework Profile

February 23, 2022
Author(s)
Bill Fisher, Murugiah Souppaya, William C. Barker, Karen Scarfone
Ransomware is a type of malicious attack where attackers encrypt an organization's data and demand payment to restore access. In some instances, attackers may also steal an organization's information and demand an additional payment in return for not

Personal Identity Verification (PIV) of Federal Employees and Contractors

January 24, 2022
Author(s)
Hildegard Ferraiolo, Andrew Regenscheid, Salvatore Francomacaro, David A. Cooper, Ketan Mehta, Annie W. Sokol, David Temoshok, Gregory Fiumara, Justin Richer, James L. Fenton, Johnathan Gloster, nabil anwer
FIPS 201 establishes a standard for a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) system (Standard) that meets the control and security objectives of Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12). It is based on secure and reliable forms of identity
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