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Special Publication 800-70 Revision 3, National Checklist Program for IT Products--Guidelines for Checklist Users and Developers, has been approved as final
December 11, 2015

Special Publication 800-70 Revision 3National Checklist Program for IT Products--Guidelines for Checklist Users and Developers, has been released as final. It describes security configuration checklists and their benefits, and it explains how to use the NIST National Checklist Program (NCP) to find and retrieve checklists. The publication also describes the policies, procedures, and general requirements for participation in the NCP. SP 800-70 Revision 3 updates the previous version of the document, which was released in 2011, by streamlining the text and removing outdated content, as well as updating the requirements for United States Government Configuration Baselines (USGCB).

Created December 21, 2016, Updated April 26, 2017