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SP 800-126 Rev. 2

The Technical Specification for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP): SCAP Version 1.2

Date Published: September 2011 (Updated 3/19/2012)

Supersedes: SP 800-126 Rev. 2 (09/01/2011)


David Waltermire (NIST), Stephen Quinn (NIST), Karen Scarfone (Scarfone Cybersecurity), Adam Halbardier (BAH)



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

Audit and Accountability; Assessment, Authorization and Monitoring; Configuration Management; Incident Response; Maintenance; Risk Assessment; System and Communications Protection; System and Services Acquisition


SP 800-126 Rev. 2 (DOI)
Local Download

Supplemental Material:
SCAP Project (other)

Related NIST Publications:
NISTIR 7511 Rev. 4

Document History:
03/19/12: SP 800-126 Rev. 2 (Final)