Domain Timeline

The following is a timeline that shows when new domains were added to NIEM or underwent significant changes.

NIEM 1.0 (2006)

  • Emergency Management (em)
  • Immigration (im)
  • Infrastructure Protection (ip)
  • Intelligence (intel)
  • International Trade (it)
  • Justice (j)
  • Screening (scr)

NIEM 2.0 (2007)

  • Merged the Universal Core (u) and Common Core (c) namespaces into a single NIEM Core (nc) namespace

NIEM 2.1 (2009)

  • Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (cbrn)
  • Family Services (fs)
  • Maritime (m)

NIEM 3.0 (2013)

  • Biometrics (biom)
  • Family Services (fs) became Children, Youth, and Family Services (cyfs)
  • Military Operations (mo) was introduced as a domain update after the NIEM 3.0 release

NIEM 3.1 (2015)

  • Human Services (hs)
  • Military Operations (mo)

NIEM 3.2 (2016)

  • Surface Transportation (st)

NIEM 4.0 (2017)

  • Agriculture (ag)
  • Children, Youth, and Family Service (cyfs) was merged into Human Services (hs)

NIEM 4.1 (2018)

  • No new domains were added to NIEM 4.1

NIEM 4.2 (2019)

  • No new domains were added to NIEM 4.2

NIEM 5.0 (2020) - current release

  • Controlled Unclassified Information (cui) - added as auxiliary content
  • Statistics content (stat) - added as auxiliary content

NIEM 5.1 (Fall 2021) - draft release

  • Cyber domain (cyber)