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POAM

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

Plan of Action and Milestones

Definition(s):

  A document that identifies tasks needing to be accomplished. It details resources required to accomplish the elements of the plan, any milestones in meeting the tasks, and scheduled completion dates for the milestones.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-18 Rev. 1 under Plan of Action and Milestones from OMB Memorandum 02-01
NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1 under Plan of Action and Milestones from OMB Memorandum 02-01
NIST SP 800-39 under Plan of Action and Milestones from OMB Memorandum 02-01
NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4 under Plan of Action and Milestones from OMB Memorandum 02-01
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1 [Superseded] under Plan of Action and Milestones from OMB Memorandum 02-01
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 [Superseded] under Plan of Action and Milestones from OMB Memorandum 02-01

  A document for a system that “identifies tasks needing to be accomplished. It details resources required to accomplish the elements of the plan, any milestones in meeting the tasks, and scheduled completion dates for the milestones.” [13]
Source(s):
NISTIR 8286 under Plan of Action and Milestones from NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 2 - Adapted