What is NIST 800 53B?

NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-53B, Control Baselines for Information Systems and Organizations, provides security and privacy control baselines for the Federal Government. Control baselines provide a starting point for organizations in the security and privacy control selection process.

In which phases of the SDLC should security be evaluated?

Generally speaking, a secure SDLC involves integrating security testing and other activities into an existing development process. Examples include writing security requirements alongside functional requirements and performing an architecture risk analysis during the design phase of the SDLC.

What is the common name for NIST 800 12 Rev 1?

An Introduction to Information Security
NIST is pleased to announce the release of Special Publication 800-12 Revision 1, An Introduction to Information Security. Information security is a constantly growing and evolving science.

What is NIST publication?

The National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publications (NIST SP) primarily comprise recommendations and best practices for information security. The 1800 series can be thought of as the how-to guides for implementing NIST standards in organizations.

How many NIST control families are there?

18 security control families
NIST SP 800-53 provides 18 security control families that address baselines for controls and safeguards for federal information systems and organizations.

How many RMF control families are there?

18 different control families
Federal agencies must follow these standards, and the private sector should follow the same guidelines. NIST SP 800-53 breaks the guidelines up into 3 Minimum Security Controls spread across 18 different control families.

What are the 5 phases of SDLC?

The SDLC process includes planning, designing, developing, testing and deploying with ongoing maintenance to create and manage applications efficiently.

What is NIST documentation?

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) itself is a non-regulatory organization that upholds industrial competitiveness through technological and innovative advancement to bring about economic stability. The NIST 800 Series documentation can be used as a set of strategies for security threats and vulnerabilities.

What is NIST SP 800?

NIST SP 800-53 is shorthand for the National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publication 800-53, Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organization.

What is a NIST SP?

NIST SP 800-53 is a set of standards and guidelines to help federal agencies and contractors meet the requirements set by the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA). Another part of NIST’s remit is to develop Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) alongside FISMA.