NIST Security Training

The California Office of Information Security is hosting a free, all-day, seminar on the United States Federal Government’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, guidelines, and products and how these tools can assist government agencies in their Information Technology (IT) security activities and in meeting state mandated policy requirements.  This class is designed for government staff with interest or responsibility for implementing or maintaining information security, risk management, privacy, technical recovery or incident response or general IT staff, those involved with procurements or information technology or services. A team of experienced staff from the NIST IT Laboratory Computer Security Division will educate participants on:

  • Overview of NIST
  • Federal Information Security Management Act
  • The Security Standards Landscape
  • Security Standards and Product Assurance
  • Special Publication 800-53R4 and coming Revision 5 changes
  • FIPS 199 – Data Classification & FIPS 200
  • NIST SP 800-30, SP 800-37, SP 800-39 : Risk Assessment and Management

This training will be held at the California Secretary of State Auditorium. If you have any questions, contact the Office of Information Security at (916) 445-5239 or at

Future date to be announced soon!