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The Technical Specification for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP): SCAP Version 1.1

Published

Author(s)

David A. Waltermire, Stephen D. Quinn, Karen Scarfone

Abstract

This document provides the definitive technical specification for Version 1.1 of the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP). SCAP consists of a suite of specifications for standardizing the format and nomenclature by which security software communicates information about software flaws and security configurations. This document defines all SCAP Version 1.1 requirements that are not defined in the individual SCAP component specifications.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-126 Rev 1
Report Number
800-126 Rev 1

Keywords

Security automation, security configuration, Security Content Automation Protocol, vulnerabilities, SCAP, security content automation

Citation

Waltermire, D. , Quinn, S. and Scarfone, K. (2011), The Technical Specification for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP): SCAP Version 1.1, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.800-126r1 (Accessed April 23, 2024)
Created February 25, 2011, Updated May 4, 2021