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Security Content Automation Protocol

Asset Identification

Asset identification plays an important role in an organization's ability to quickly correlate different sets of information about assets. This specification provides the necessary constructs to uniquely identify assets based on known identifiers and/or known information about the assets. This specification describes the purpose of asset identification, a data model for identifying assets, methods for identifying assets, and guidance on how to use asset identification. It also identifies a number of known use cases for asset identification.

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Asset Identification Resources

Asset Identification 1.1 Resources (June 15, 2011)

XML Schema Files: [what is a schema?]

Asset Identification 1.1 Schema (XSD 1.0)

File was updated on Feb 13, 2012
  See changelog in the schema for details

Documentation:

NISTIR 7693

Asset Identification 1.0 (Early Access 1) Resources (July 23, 2010)

XML Schema Files: [what is a schema?]

Asset Identification 1.0 (Early Access 1) Schema (XSD 1.0)

Created December 07, 2016, Updated October 04, 2018