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Publication Citation: The Technical Specification for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP): SCAP Version 1.1

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Author(s): David A. Waltermire; Stephen D. Quinn; Karen Scarfone;
Title: The Technical Specification for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP): SCAP Version 1.1
Published: February 25, 2011
Abstract: This document provides the definitive technical specification for Version 1.1 of the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP). SCAP consists of a suite of specifications for standardizing the format and nomenclature by which security software communicates information about software flaws and security configurations. This document defines all SCAP Version 1.1 requirements that are not defined in the individual SCAP component specifications.
Citation: NIST SP - 800-126rev1
Pages: 39 pp.
Keywords: Security automation; security configuration; Security Content Automation Protocol; vulnerabilities; SCAP; security content automation
Research Areas: Computer Security, Cybersecurity, Threats & Vulnerabilities, Information Technology
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