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NIST Special Publication 800-53 was created by the National Institute of Standards and Technology to meet the requirements set by the Federal Information Security Management
Act (FISMA). Used by federal agencies, NIST 800-53 provides procedures for protecting the
government's sensitive information.

Access the free, downloadable NIST 800-53 Compliance Guide to learn:

  • A brief history and overview of NIST 800-53
  • The NIST 800-53 control families
  • NIST assessment procedures

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NIST 800-53 Compliance Guide Overview

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NIST Special Publication 800-53 was created by the National Institute of Standards and Technology to meet the requirements set by the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA). Used by federal agencies, NIST 800-53 provides procedures for protecting the government's sensitive information. Combined with FIPS Publication 200, you can make sure that the correct security requirements and security controls are in place for all federal information systems.

This guide explains and addresses the following:

  • What is NIST 800-53 and History
  • Why Pursue A NIST 800-53 Certification
  • Understanding The Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Understanding the NIST 800-53 Control Families
  • Understanding the NIST 800-53 Baseline Allocations
  • Assessment Procedures
  • Conclusion
  • References and Supporting Materials

NIST 800-53 Framework in Apptega

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Achieving NIST 800-53 compliance is a great step in building a mature cybersecurity program and will allow you to perform functions that require the processing of sensitive government data, while providing increased assurance to your customers and partners that you take security seriously. As part of your NIST 800-53 strategy, consider using Apptega as your central security management platform during and after the assessment process.

At Apptega, we help companies organize their program around industry best practices and cybersecurity frameworks from NIST, CIS, ISO, AICPA, GDPR, and more. Our platform was built to make the cybersecurity management process easier for stakeholders, and we provide all of the capabilities you'd want during each phase of the audit process.

Below are some of our key features:

  • 12+ Security Frameworks
  • Automated & Custom Reporting
  • Cross-Framework Mapping
  • Document Library
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