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Publication Citation: Recommended Security Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations

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Author(s): Ronald S. Ross;
Title: Recommended Security Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations
Published: August 03, 2009
Abstract: **Includes updates through 5/1/2010. [Superseded by NIST SP 800-53, Rev. 4 (April 2013): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913693] The objective of NIST SP 800-53 is to provide a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 - 800-53 Rev 3
Pages: 236 pp.
Keywords: common controls; FISMA; managing risk; risk management framework; security control assurance; security control baselines; security controls; security requirements
Research Areas: Computer Security, Cybersecurity, Federal Information Processing Standards, Information Processing Systems, Information Technology