Securing Home IoT Devices Using MUD: Final Public Draft of SP 1800-15 Now Available


NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has released the final public draft of the NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide, SP 1800-15, Securing Small-Business and Home Internet of Things (IoT) Devices: Mitigating Network-Based Attacks Using Manufacturer Usage Description (MUD), and is seeking the public’s comments on the contents. This practice guide is intended to show IoT device developers and manufacturers, network equipment developers and manufacturers, and service providers who employ MUD-capable components how to integrate and use MUD and other tools to satisfy IoT users’ security requirements.

The public comment period is open through October 16, 2020. See the publication details for a copy of the draft and instructions for submitting comments.

NOTE:  A call for patent claims is included on page iii of 1800-15B. For additional information, see the Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) Patent Policy–Inclusion of Patents in ITL Publications.