Wednesday, November 12, 2003

National Institute of Standards and Technology - NIST

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On NIST's Draft Publications page they now have NIST Special Publication 800-53, Recommended Security Controls for Federal Information Systems, which is a 238 page document. The document details steps that civilain agencies must take to protect software, hardware and network resources. A separate document "Standards for Security Categorization of Federal Information Systems" describes segmenting information into risk categories.
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