ITL Bulletin

Improving Security and Software Management Through the Use of SWID Tags

Date Published: July 2016

Author(s)

David Waltermire (NIST), Larry Feldman (G2), Gregory Witte (G2)

Abstract

Keywords

software; software asset management; software identification (SWID); software identification tag
Control Families

Audit and Accountability; Configuration Management; Maintenance; Media Protection; Planning; System and Communications Protection; System and Information Integrity; System and Services Acquisition

Documentation

Publication:
July 2016 ITL Bulletin

Supplemental Material:
None available

Related NIST Publications:
NISTIR 8085 (Draft)
NISTIR 8060

Document History:
07/13/16: ITL Bulletin (Final)

Topics

Security and Privacy
audit & accountability; planning; security automation