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1. Release of NIST Interagency Report 7946, CVSS Implementation Guidance
Series: ITL Bulletin
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 7/10/2014
Authors: Harold Booth, Joshua M Franklin, Larry Feldman, Greg Witte
Abstract: The Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an open standard designed to convey severity and risk of information system vulnerabilities. CVSS was commissioned by the National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) in support of the global Vulne ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916242

2. 2D and 3D Topography Comparisons of Toolmarks Produced from Consecutively Manufactured Chisels and Punches.
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 5/20/2014
Authors: Xiaoyu A Zheng, Johannes A Soons, Robert Meryln Thompson, John Villanova, Taher Kakal
Abstract: A 2009 report by the National Academies [1] recommended strengthening the scientific basis of procedures and criteria employed by the forensic science specialty of toolmark identification. The current method of comparison and determination of ide ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914887

3. CVSS Implementation Guidance
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7946
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 4/28/2014
Authors: Joshua M Franklin, Charles Whisner Wergin, Harold Booth
Abstract: This Interagency Report provides guidance to individuals scoring vulnerabilities using the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) Version 2.0 scoring metrics. CVSS defines a vulnerability as a bug, flaw, weakness, or exposure of an application, s ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915175

4. Best Practices for Sample Collection and Transport in an Initial Response to Potential Biothreat Materials
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1776
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 3/5/2014
Authors: Jayne B Morrow, Autumn S. Downey, Lisa Delaney
Abstract: In the event of a suspected or confirmed biological threat, public safety, law enforcement and public and environmental health authorities may collect samples to support their operational objectives. Initial response to a suspected biothreat sho ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909556

5. Applications of Surface Metrology in Firearm Identification
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 1/8/2014
Authors: Xiaoyu A Zheng, Johannes A Soons, Theodore Vincent Vorburger, Jun-Feng Song, Thomas B Renegar, Robert Meryln Thompson
Abstract: Surface metrology is commonly used to characterize functional engineering surfaces. The technologies developed offer opportunities to improve forensic toolmark identification. Toolmarks are created when a tool comes into contact with a surface an ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914401

6. Challenges of the Changing Robot Markets
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 7/19/2013
Authors: Gurvinder Singh Virk, Carol Herman, Roger V Bostelman, Tamas Haidegger
Abstract: Service robots are becoming an integrated part of daily life, entering even the most complex scenarios, yet at a slower pace than previously anticipated. This paper presents an overview of the changing area of robotics and the new challenges being fa ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913708

7. Forensic Science Laboratories: Handbook for Facility Planning, Design, Construction, and Relocation.
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7941
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 6/25/2013
Authors: Melissa K Taylor, James Aguilar, Tom Barnes, Joseph Browne, Alison Kennedy, Romeo Miranda, Shannan Williams, Yvette Burney, John Byrd, Adam Denmark, Michael Mount, Susan Halla, Lou Hartman, Kenneth Mohr, Deborah Leben, Greg Matheson, Steve Sigel, Jennifer Smither, Aliece Watts
Abstract: This handbook is a resource for laboratory directors, designers, consultants, and other stakeholders involved in the construction or major renovation of forensic science laboratories. Laboratory construction and renovation projects must meet the ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913987

8. Proposed ,NIST Ballistics Identification System (NBIS)Š Based on 3D Topography Measurements on Correlation Cells
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 5/17/2013
Author: Jun-Feng Song
Abstract: The invented ,NIST Ballistics Identification System (NBIS)Š using three-dimensional (3D) topography measurements on correlation cells can promote high accuracy and fast ballistics identifications [1]. The use of paired correlation cells can identify ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910868

9. Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-82 Rev 1
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 5/14/2013
Authors: Keith A Stouffer, Joseph A Falco, Karen Ann Scarfone
Abstract: This document provides guidance on how to secure Industrial Control Systems (ICS), including Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Distributed Control Systems (DCS), and other control system configurations such as Programmable ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913905

10. Writing Guidelines to Develop an Memorandum of Understanding for Interoperable Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1156
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 5/14/2013
Authors: Susan M Ballou, Michael D Garris, Anthony Clay, Joi Dickerson, Peter T Higgins, Lisa Jackson, Joe Morrissey, Beth Owens, Joe Polski, Janet Hoin, Leo Norton, Melissa K Taylor
Abstract: This is one of a series of documents prepared by the Latent Print Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) Interoperability Working Group. The purpose of these documents is to provide guidance and a framework to those involved in the id ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913325



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