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security control baseline

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  The set of minimum security controls defined for a low-impact, moderate-impact, or high-impact information system that provides a starting point for the tailoring process.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 under Security Control Baseline (FIPS 200 - Adapted)

  The set of minimum security controls defined for a low-impact, moderate-impact, or high-impact information system.
Source(s):
FIPS 200 under SECURITY CONTROL BASELINE
NIST SP 800-18 Rev. 1 under Security Control Baseline
NIST SP 800-39 under Security Control Baseline (CNSSI 4009)

  The set of minimum security controls defined for a low-impact, moderate- impact, or high-impact information system.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (FIPS 200)

  One of the sets of minimum security controls defined for federal information systems in NIST Special Publication 800-53 and CNSS Instruction 1253.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-137 under Security Control Baseline (FIPS 200 - Adapted)
NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4 under Security Control Baseline (FIPS 200 - Adapted)

  The set of minimum security controls defined for a low-impact, moderate-impact, or high-impact information system. A set of information security controls that has been established through information security strategic planning activities to address one or more specified security categorizations; this set of security controls is intended to be the initial security control set selected for a specific system once that system’s security categorization is determined.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1 under Security Control Baseline (CNSSI 4009, CNSSI 1253)