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NIST Releases the Open Security Controls Assessment Language (OSCAL) 1.0.0
June 10, 2021

NIST is pleased to announce the release of Open Security Controls Assessment Language (OSCAL) 1.0.0. This is the first, officialmajor release of OSCAL and provides a stable version for wide-scale implementation. This release marks an important milestone for the OSCAL project and for the earlier adopters and implementers of security automation with OSCAL.

This release incorporates changes based on feedback from the OSCAL community. The NIST OSCAL team is very thankful for all the great ideas and feedback received to date.

For additional information on the OSCAL project, please see:

For questions, please contact us at or in our Gitter chat room. If interested in collaborating with us and with other community members, please join our mailing list.

Looking forward, we are excited to work with the OSCAL community to continue enhancing OSCAL through additional minor releases.


Related Topics

Security and Privacy: controls assessment, security automation

Created June 10, 2021, Updated June 11, 2021