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SP 800-126

The Technical Specification for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP): SCAP Version 1.0

Date Published: November 2009

Planning Note (11/27/2018): SCAP v1.0 is no longer supported.  For additional details, see information about SCAP Releases and the SCAP Release Cycle.


Stephen Quinn (NIST), David Waltermire (NIST), Christopher Johnson (NIST), Karen Scarfone (NIST), John Banghart (NIST)



Security automation; security configuration; Security Content Automation Protocol; vulnerabilities; SCAP; security content automation
Control Families

Audit and Accountability; Security Assessment and Authorization; Configuration Management; Maintenance; Risk Assessment; System and Communications Protection; System and Services Acquisition


SP 800-126 (DOI)
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Supplemental Material:
None available

Document History:
11/05/09: SP 800-126