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Comments Sought on New IT Security Guides

For Immediate Release: September 28, 2006

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Contact: Michael Baum

On Sept. 26, 2006, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released three draft information technology security publications for public comment:

  • Special Publication (SP) 800-54, Border Gateway Protocol Security
  • SP 800-82, Guide to Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Industrial Control Systems Security
  • SP 800-98, Guidance for Securing Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Systems.

The complete text and brief summaries of the publications, along with the deadlines for submitting public comments for each, may be found on the Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC) draft publications page at