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Specification for the Open Checklist Interactive Language (OCIL) Version 2.0

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Author(s)

David A. Waltermire, Karen Scarfone, Maria Casipe

Abstract

This report defines version 2.0 of the Open Checklist Interactive Language (OCIL). The intent of OCIL is to provide a standardized basis for expressing questionnaires and related information, such as answers to questions and final questionnaire results, so that the questionnaires can use a standardized, machine-readable approach to interacting with humans and using information stored during previous data collection efforts. OCIL documents are Extensible Markup Language (XML) based. This report defines and explains the requirements that IT products and OCIL documents asserting conformance with the OCIL 2.0 specification must meet.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7692
Report Number
7692

Keywords

assessment, OCIL, Open Checklist Interactive Language, questionnaire, SCAP, security automation, Security Content Automation Protocol, XML

Citation

Waltermire, D. , Scarfone, K. and Casipe, M. (2011), Specification for the Open Checklist Interactive Language (OCIL) Version 2.0, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.IR.7692 (Accessed May 20, 2024)

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Created April 7, 2011, Updated November 10, 2018