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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

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
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-117
Report Number
800-117

Keywords

Security automation, security configuration management, Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP), vulnerability management, SCAP

Citation

Quinn, S. , Scarfone, K. , Barrett, M. and Johnson, C. (2010), Guide to Adopting and Using the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP), Version 1.0, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=905179 (Accessed July 22, 2024)

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Created July 27, 2010, Updated May 4, 2021