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Recommended Security Controls for Federal Information Systems



Ronald S. Ross, Stuart W. Katzke, L A. Johnson, Marianne M. Swanson


[Superseded by NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 3 (August 2009):] This publication revises NIST SP 800-53 Revision 1 by adding specific guidance on the application of security controls to Industrial Control Systems (ICS). That ICS-specific guidance is contained in Appendix I, and addresses the following: Tailoring guidance; Security control enhancements; Supplements to the security control baselines; and Supplemental guidance. [Supersedes NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 1 (December 2006):]
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-53 Rev 2
Report Number
800-53 Rev 2


FISMA, security control baselines, security control enhancements, supplemental guidance, tailoring guidance


Ross, R. , Katzke, S. , Johnson, L. and Swanson, M. (2007), Recommended Security Controls for Federal Information Systems, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed April 20, 2024)
Created December 19, 2007, Updated February 19, 2017