NIST SP800-160 Second Draft


The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency of the US Department of Commerce who produce a number of widely used pieces of guidance, have just released the second draft of their Special Publication (SP) 800-160 “Systems Security Engineering: Considerations for a Multidisciplinary Approach in the Engineering of Trustworthy Secure Systems”.

Although it covers similar territory to the UK’ s PAS 754:2014 “Software Trustworthiness. Governance and management. Specification”, for which the TS Foundation provides the curation contact, these are overlapping rather than competing approaches:

Published: 6 May 2016