FISMA, NIST and the Risk Management Framework – Part 3

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FISMA, NIST and the Risk Management Framework – Part 3

In this lesson, Subject Matter Expert (SME) Kelly Handerhan continues the discussion of the documents that are important to the Risk Management Framework (RMF).

Handerhan discusses the following documents:

·         NIST 800-53, REV 4 – Recommended Security Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations

  • NIST 800-60 – Guide for Mapping Types of Information and Information Systems to Security Categories

In this lesson, you will learn about:

  • the multi-tiered risk management approach
  • security control structures
  • configuring minimum security control baselines
  • security control designations
  • standards for external service providers
  • having a specific and structured methodology for identifying and categorizing correctly these information systems
  • the global information grid
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