NIST has published so many useful security documents that it can be hard to find your way around them and choose the right ones for further examination. We can’t blame them, it’s a big complicated field. We hope this diagram will make it a little easier to get oriented. If this is too hard to read in your browser, you can download the full size image here.
Mind map of the main NIST security publications organized by subject.
This mind map doesn’t list all the NIST security publications (if it did, it would be so unwieldy that it would loose its value). The colors in this image are not meaningful.