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Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information CUI

SP 800-172A

Accessing Enhanced Security RequiremeNIST SP 800-172A Logonts for Controlled Unclassified Information


Assessment procedures and a methodology that can be employed to conduct assessments of the enhanced security requirements in NIST Special Publication 800-172.


Assessments conducted using the SP 800-172A procedures are guided and informed by the system security plans for the organizational systems processing, storing, or transmitting CUI. The assessments focus on the overall effectiveness of the security safeguards intended to satisfy the SP 800-172 enhanced security requirements.

Download the SP 800-172A Assessment Procedures in different formats

Created June 13, 2019, Updated May 14, 2024