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Publication Citation: Recommended Security Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations (NIST SP 800-53, Revision 3 [including updates as of 5/1/2010])

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Author(s): Ronald S. Ross;
Title: Recommended Security Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations (NIST SP 800-53, Revision 3 [including updates as of 5/1/2010])
Published: August 03, 2009
Abstract: [Superseded by NIST SP 800-53, Rev. 4 (April 2013): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913693] The objective of NIST SP 800-53 is to provide a set of security controls that can satisfy the breadth and depth of security requirements levied on information systems and organizations and that is consistent with and complementary to other established information security standards. Revision 3 is the first major update since December 2005 and includes significant improvements to the security control catalog. [Supersedes NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 2 (December 2007): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=51351]
Citation: NIST SP - 800-53rev3
Pages: 236 pp.
Keywords: security controls; risk management framework; security control assurance; security requirements; common controls; security control baselines; managing risk; FISMA
Research Areas: Computer Security, Cybersecurity, Federal Information Processing Standards, Information Processing Systems, Information Technology