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SP 800-16

Information Technology Security Training Requirements: a Role- and Performance-Based Model

Date Published: April 1998

Supersedes: SP 500-172 (11/01/1989)

Planning Note (9/21/2021):

NIST is requesting feedback on the potential consolidation of SP 800-16 with SP 800-50, as SP 800-50 Revision 1, Building a Cybersecurity and Privacy Awareness and Training Program (proposed title). 

Submit your comments by November 5, 2021. See the SP 800-50 Call for Comments for more details and instructions for submitting comments.


Author(s)

Dorothea deZafra (NIH), Sadie Pitcher (U.S. Department of Commerce), John Tressler (U.S. Department of Education), John Ippolito (Allied Technology Group)

Editor(s)

Mark Wilson (NIST)

Abstract

Keywords

Awareness; behavioral objectives; education; individual accountability; job function; management and technical controls; rules of behavior; training
Control Families

Awareness and Training; Program Management

Documentation

Publication:
SP 800-16 (DOI)
Local Download

Supplemental Material:
None available

Document History:
04/01/98: SP 800-16 (Final)

Topics

Security and Privacy
audit & accountability; awareness training & education

Laws and Regulations
OMB Circular A-130