NIST Revises Security Controls Bible SP 800-53A, Revision 1

NIST Special Publication 800-53 – the bible for federal government chief information security officers as well as others charged with securing their organizations IT systems – has been revised by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

NIST Tuesday issued SP 800-53A, Revision 1, Guide for Assessing the Security Controls in Federal Information Systems and Organizations. This latest guidance is aimed at helping agencies implement continuous monitoring of their IT systems as they move away from the traditional paper-based compliance rules under the Federal Information Security Management Act.

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