NIST Special Publication 800-53, Revision 4 (Initial Public Draft), represents the culmination of a year-long initiative to update the content of the security controls catalog and the guidance for selecting and specifying security controls for federal information systems and organizations.What is NIST documentation?
NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) itself is a non-regulatory organization that upholds industrial competitiveness through technological and innovative advancement to bring about economic stability. The NIST 800 Series documentation can be used as a set of strategies for security threats and vulnerabilities.What is NIST 800-53?
NIST 800-53 is a security compliance standard created by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the National Institute of Standards in Technology in response to the rapidly developing technological capabilities of national adversaries. It compiles controls recommended by the Information Technology Laboratory (ITL).