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NIST SP 800-53 Assessment

NIST Special Publication 800-53 recommends the standards used by federal agencies, except those designed for national security, to implement the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA). It covers the Risk Management Framework steps that address security control selection for information systems in accordance with the security requirements in the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 200.

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NIST SP 800-53 Assessment

Build resilient federal information systems

Take control of cyber risk

A major component of FISMA compliance

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The NIST SP 800-53 security control families are:

The controls are broken into 3 classes based on impact – low, moderate, and high – and split into 18 different families.

Access Control

Audit and Accountability

Awareness and Training

Configuration Management

Contingency Planning

Identification and Authentication

Incident Response


Media Protection

Personnel Security


Physical and Environmental Protection

Program Management

Risk Assessment

System and Services Acquisition

Sytem and Information Integrity

Security Assessment and Authorization

System and Communications Protection