NIST Special Publication 800–53, Recommended Security Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations (NIST SP 800–53 or NIST 800–53), establishes an information security standard for the federal government.

Specifically, NIST 800–53 establishes security controls and privacy controls for federal information systems and organizations excluding those involved with national security.


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