Mission and Overview
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).
Resource Status
NVD contains:

Last updated: 4/18/2014

CVE Publication rate: 20.33

Email List

NVD provides four mailing lists to the public. For information and subscription instructions please visit NVD Mailing Lists

Workload Index
Vulnerability Workload Index: 8.86
About Us
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, NSA, DISA, and NIST) Information Security Automation Program. It is the U.S. government content repository for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP).

NVD Announcement and Discussion Lists

How to Subscribe
Below are the five mailing lists provided by NVD. Please subscribe to the below lists by selecting the "Subscribe" hyperlink located to the right of each list. The "Subscribe" hyperlink will open your email client with a pre-populated message, simply send the message in order to subscribe. You will then receive an email confirmation of your request. Please see the bottom of this page for manual subscription instructions as well as troubleshooting information.

NVD Announcements List (Subscribe) (UnSubscribe)
The NVD staff maintain a mailing list for sending out announcements regarding NVD developments. The list is extremely low volume and subscribers should expect to receive only a few e-mails a year. We appreciate the opportunity to keep you updated on recent developments.

Checklist/SCAP Announcements List (Subscribe) (UnSubscribe)
The NVD staff maintain a mailing list for sending out announcements regarding the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP), the National Checklist Program (NCP), and the SCAP Validation Program. The list is extremely low volume and subscribers should expect to receive only a few e-mails a year. We appreciate the opportunity to keep you updated on recent developments.

SCAP Discussion List (Subscribe) (UnSubscribe)
The NVD staff maintain a moderated discussion list that users can post to, regarding the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP). This list is moderate in volume.

XCCDF Discussion List (Subscribe) (UnSubscribe)
The NVD staff maintain a moderated discussion list that users can post to, regarding the Extensible Configuration Checklist Description Format (XCCDF). This list is moderate in volume.

Emerging Specifications Discussion List (Subscribe) (UnSubscribe)
A technical discussion list used to develop and review emerging security automation standards.


Troubleshooting
Please ensure that there are no spaces or carriage returns following the body of the pre-populated email message. Extra spaces or carriage returns will usually result in the following error: "You attempted to subscribe to or unsubscribe from a mailing list ("mailing-list-name=20") that that is not hosted by this system"

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