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National Center for Standards and Certification Information (NCSCI)

The National Center for Standards and Certification Information (NCSCI) answers questions regarding standards from ASTM, ANSI, ISO, and most other standards organizations. For help, contact NCSCI, x4040.

Popular standards databases available from NIST


Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS)
Standards and guidelines issued by NIST for Federal computer systems. See also NIST Special Publication 800 series on computer security.

Global Standards Information (GSI)
Gateway to a wealth of standards and conformity assessment information. Contact the Standards Information Center (NCSCI; x4040) for access to standards.

NIST Standard Reference Materials (SRMs)
SRM catalog and archived certificates.

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