Posts Tagged ‘NIST 800-53’

Audit of security control and scoping

Information Technology Control and Audit The audit is utilized as a tool to check compliance control based on standards such as ISO 27002 or NIST 800-53 etc. Some other terms which are not sometime rigorous audit have been used to asses controls are gap analysis, benchmarking and control review. Scoping sets the boundaries of the […]

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Control selection and cost savings

Information Security Risk Analysis In risk management, risk treatment process begins after completion of a comprehensive risk assessment. Once risks have been assessed, risk manager utilize the following techniques to manage the risks • Avoidance (eliminate) • Reduction (mitigate) • Transfer (outsource or insure) • Retention (accept and budget) Now the question is how to […]

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Managing Risks and NIST 800-53

Image via Wikipedia FISMA Certification & Accreditation Handbook The organizations need to establish security program to manage their day to day risks. Before selecting the controls from standards such as (NIST 800-53 or ISO 27002), organizations need to have complete inventory of the assets involved in the scope. Assets involved in the scope would require […]

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