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scoping considerations

Definition(s):

  A part of tailoring guidance providing organizations with specific considerations on the applicability and implementation of security controls in the security control baseline. Areas of consideration include policy/regulatory, technology, physical infrastructure, system component allocation, operational/environmental, public access, scalability, common control, and security objective.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 from NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 [Superseded] under Scoping Considerations

  A part of tailoring guidance providing organizations with specific considerations on the applicability and implementation of controls in the control baselines. Considerations include policy/regulatory, technology, physical infrastructure, system element allocation, operational/environmental, public access, scalability, common control, and security objective.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 2

  A part of tailoring guidance that provides organizations with specific considerations on the applicability and implementation of security and privacy controls in the control baselines. Considerations include policy or regulatory, technology, physical infrastructure, system component allocation, public access, scalability, common control, operational or environmental, and security objective.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 5

  A part of tailoring guidance providing organizations with specific considerations on the applicability and implementation of security and privacy controls in the control baselines. Considerations include policy or regulatory, technology, physical infrastructure, system component allocation, public access, scalability, common control, operational or environmental, and security objective.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53B