NVD is the U.S. government repository of standards based
vulnerability management data. This data enables automation of vulnerability management,
security measurement, and compliance (e.g. FISMA).
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NVD is a product of the NIST Computer Security Division
and is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security’s
National Cyber Security Division. It supports the U.S. government
multi-agency (OSD, DHS,
and NIST) Information Security Automation Program. It is the U.S. government content
repository for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP).