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Recommended Security Controls for Federal Information Systems: Guidance for Selecting Cost-Effective Controls Using a Risk-Based Approach

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Author(s)

Shirley M. Radack

Abstract

This ITL Bulletin summarizes NIST SP 800-53, Recommended Security Controls for Federal Information Systems and discusses the use of SP 800-53 within the context of federal agency information security programs. The bulletin covers SP 800-53 and Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) requirements, how to implement an effective information security program, using a risk-based approach to selecting controls, and a catalog of security controls.
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Keywords

Federal Information Processing Standards, Federal Information Security Management Act, FISMA, information security, information system security, minimum security requirements, NIST Special Publications, risk management, Risk Management Framework, security categorization, security controls

Citation

Radack, S. (2005), Recommended Security Controls for Federal Information Systems: Guidance for Selecting Cost-Effective Controls Using a Risk-Based Approach, ITL Bulletin, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=150229 (Accessed February 25, 2024)
Created May 1, 2005, Updated February 19, 2017