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Minimum Security Requirements for Federal Information and Information Systems



Ronald S. Ross, Stuart W. Katzke, L A. Johnson


FIPS 200 is the second standard that was specified by the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA). It is an integral part of the risk management framework that the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed to assist federal agencies in providing levels of information security based on levels of risk. FIPS 200 specifies minimum security requirements for federal information and information systems and a risk-based process for selecting the security controls necessary to satisfy the minimum requirements.
Federal Inf. Process. Stds. (NIST FIPS) - 200
Report Number


risk-assessment, security controls, security requirements


Ross, R. , Katzke, S. and Johnson, L. (2006), Minimum Security Requirements for Federal Information and Information Systems, Federal Inf. Process. Stds. (NIST FIPS), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed May 22, 2024)


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Created March 1, 2006, Updated November 10, 2018