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NIST seeks comments on draft security control baselines for federal computer systems

August 3, 2020 |
Sara Friedman

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released for public comment a draft of three security control baselines to help federal agencies determine how to best secure their information systems.

“Draft SP 800-53B provides three security control baselines for low-impact, moderate-impact, and high-impact federal systems, as well as a privacy control baseline for systems irrespective of impact level,” NIST said in announcement Friday. “The security and privacy control baselines have been updated with the controls described in SP...

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