Release of NIST Special Publication 800-53A, Revision 4, Assessing Security and Privacy Controls in Federal Information Systems and Organizations

Published: January 29, 2015

Author(s)

Kelley L. Dempsey, Larry Feldman, Gregory A. Witte

Abstract

NIST has published an updated version of Special Publication (SP) 800-53A, Assessing Security and Privacy Controls in Federal Information Systems and Organizations. SP 800-53A provides guidelines for building effective security assessment plans and procedures for assessing the effectiveness of security controls employed in federal information systems and organizations. This updated version (Revision 4) contains significant changes to the 2010 version, in both content and format.
Citation: ITL Bulletin -
NIST Pub Series: ITL Bulletin
Pub Type: NIST Pubs

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Keywords

assessment, assurance, E-Government Act, FISMA, Privacy Act, privacy controls, privacy requirements, Risk Management Framework, security controls, security requirements
Created January 29, 2015, Updated February 19, 2017