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Lightweight Cryptography Project

NIST is investigating the need for lightweight cryptographic algorithms. This includes looking at applications that may require lightweight … more

Personal Identity Verification (PIV) of Federal Employees and Contractors

On August 27, 2004, the President signed Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12), entitled "Policy for a Common Identification … more

Federal Information Systems Security Educators' Association (FISSEA)

The Federal Information Systems Security Educators' Association (FISSEA), founded in 1987, is an organization run by and for information systems … more

Border Gateway Protocol - Robustness and Security

There has been significant interest recently in detecting and mitigating routing anomalies in the operation of the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP). … more

NIST Randomness Beacon

NIST is implementing a prototype source of public randomness. The prototype (at ) uses two independent commercially … more

Cybersecurity for Smart Grid Systems

Smart grid cybersecurity must address not only deliberate attacks, such as from disgruntled employees, industrial espionage, and terrorists, but … more

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