National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Privacy

Explore NIST publications related to privacy and privacy guidance.


  • NIST SP 800-122 Video — 01:03:35
    • An introduction to NIST SO 800-122’s confidentiality of PII protection and incident response guidance.

  • NIST SP 800-37, Revision 2 Video — 01:13:57
    • An introduction to the NIST SP 800-37, Revision 2’s Risk Management Framework and privacy.

  • Introduction to NIST and privacy Video — 00:10:18
    • An introduction to NIST’s guidance on privacy engineering, privacy program management, privacy risk management and course learning objectives.

  • NIST SP 800-53b Video — 00:49:10
    • An introduction to NIST SP 800-53b

  • NISTIR 8062 Video — 00:45:00
    • An introduction to privacy engineering and risk management.

  • NIST SP 800-53 Revision 4, Appendix J and Draft Revision 5 Video — 00:38:16
    • An introduction to NIST SP 800-53, Revision 4, Appendix J’s privacy control families and the draft Revision 5.

  • NIST Privacy Framework, Version 1.0 Video — 00:58:51
    • An introduction to the NIST Privacy Framework, Version 1.


Course description

Students will learn about several NIST special publications (SP) and an internal report (IR) providing guidance to the Executive Branch regarding privacy. They will receive an introduction to privacy engineering, the three privacy engineering objectives (predictability, manageability and disassociability) and the importance of privacy risk management.

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