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ASSET: Security Assessment Tool for Federal Agencies

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Author(s)

Elizabeth B. Lennon

Abstract

This ITL Bulletin describes the features and capabilities of the Automated Security Self-Evaluation Tool (ASSET), ITL's governmentwide IT security assessment tool. ASSET automates the completion of the security questionnaire in NIST Special Publication 800-26, Security Self-Assessment Guide for Information Technology Systems. OMB directs federal agencies to use this document as the basis for conducting their annual reviews under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).
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Keywords

Automated Security Self-Evaluation Tool, security assessment tool

Citation

Lennon, E. (2003), ASSET: Security Assessment Tool for Federal Agencies, ITL Bulletin, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=150708 (Accessed April 16, 2024)
Created June 1, 2003, Updated February 19, 2017