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Guide for Applying the Risk Management Framework to Federal Information Systems: a Security Life Cycle Approach



Ronald S. Ross, L A. Johnson


[Superseded by SP 800-37 Rev. 1 (February 2010, w/updates through 6/5/2014):] The purpose of SP 800-37 Rev 1 is to provide guidelines for applying the Risk Management Framework to federal information systems to include conducting the activities of security categorization, security control selection and implementation, security control assessment, information system authorization, and security control monitoring. [Supersedes SP 800-37 (May 2004):]
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-37 Rev 1
Report Number
800-37 Rev 1


categorize, information systems, common controls, continuous monitoring, FISMA, risk management framework, roles and responsibilities, security authorization, security controls
Created February 22, 2010, Updated February 19, 2017