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Selecting Information Technology Security Products



Shirley M. Radack


This bulletin summarizes NIST Special Publication 800-36, "Guide to Selecting Information Technology Security Products." The selection of IT security products is an integral part of the design, development and maintenance of an IT security infrastructure that ensures confidentiality, integrity, and availability of mission critical information. When used with other NIST publications, the guide will help organizations develop a comprehensive approach to managing their IT security and information assurance requirements.
ITL Bulletin -


information security products, information technology, risk management


Radack, S. (2004), Selecting Information Technology Security Products, ITL Bulletin, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed July 15, 2024)


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Created April 28, 2004, Updated February 19, 2017