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Summary

NIST maintains the National Checklist Repository, which is a publicly available resource that contains information on a variety of security configuration checklists for specific IT products or categories of IT products. A security configuration checklist (also called a lockdown, hardening guide, or benchmark) is a series of instructions or procedures for configuring an IT product to a particular operational environment, for verifying that the product has been configured properly, and/or for identifying unauthorized changes to the product. The IT product may be commercial, open source, government-off-the-shelf (GOTS), etc.

Description

For more information regarding the National Checklist Program, please visit the Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC).

 

Created July 14, 2009, Updated March 19, 2018