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NIST launches introductory ‘courses’ to help organizations understand security, privacy controls catalog

By Sara Friedman / April 12, 2024

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is offering three introductory “courses” focused on NIST Special Publication 800-53, the agency’s massive catalog of security and privacy controls, and two associated publications.

“The courses provide a high-level overview of foundational security and privacy risk management concepts based directly on their respective NIST Special Publications,” NIST says in a Wednesday announcement.

The NIST 800-53 course provides an introduction to the 800-53 “control catalog and each control family,” according to NIST.

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