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Publication Citation: Guide to Adopting and Using the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP), Version 1.0

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Author(s): Stephen D. Quinn; Karen A. Scarfone; Matthew P. Barrett; Christopher S. Johnson;
Title: Guide to Adopting and Using the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP), Version 1.0
Published: July 27, 2010
Abstract: The purpose of this document is to provide an overview of the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP). This document discusses SCAP at a conceptual level, focusing on how organizations can use SCAP-enabled tools to enhance their security posture. It also explains to IT product and service vendors how they can adopt SCAP's capabilities within their offerings.
Citation: NIST SP - 800-117
Pages: 26 pp.
Keywords: Security automation; security configuration management; Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP); vulnerability management; SCAP
Research Areas: Computer Security, Cybersecurity, Threats & Vulnerabilities, Information Technology
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