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Local Defect Checks

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  The defect checks that an organization adds to Foundational defect checks based on an assessment of its own needs and risk tolerance. A local defect check supports or strengthens the Foundational defect checks. Agencies might choose not to apply a given local defect check in cases where the supporting controls have not been selected/implemented.
Source(s):
NISTIR 8011 Vol. 1