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NIST Risk Management Framework RMF

Operational Technology

Overlay Name:  NIST SP 800-82, Rev. 3, Guide to Operational Technology (OT) Security

Overlay Publication Date: September 2023

Technology or System: Operational Technology

Overlay Author: Keith Stouffer (NIST), Michael Pease (NIST), CheeYee Tang (NIST), Timothy Zimmerman (NIST), Victoria Pillitteri (NIST), Suzanne Lightman (NIST), Adam Hahn (MITRE), Stephanie Saravia (MITRE), Aslam Sherule (MITRE), Michael Thompson (MITRE)

Comments: The OT overlay is a partial tailoring of the controls and security baselines in SP 800-53, Revision 5, for Low, Moderate, and High-Impact (per FIPS 199) OT systems, with supplementary guidance specific to OT. Refer to SP 800-82r3, Appendix F, for the OT Overlay.

The OT overlay is intended to be applicable to all OT systems in all industrial sectors. Examples of OT systems include industrial control systems (ICS), building automation systems, transportation systems, physical access control systems, physical environment monitoring systems, and physical environment measurement systems.

Overlay Point of Contact: Keith Stouffer and Victoria Pillitteri 


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Created November 30, 2016, Updated May 08, 2024