National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the NIST is one of the nation’s oldest physical science laboratories. The Computer Security Resource Center, in particular, facilitates broad sharing of information security tools and practices, provides a resource for information security standards and guidelines, and identifies key security web resources to support users in industry, government, and academia. The CSRC provides a publication database that is accessible to the public.

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