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SP 800-36

Guide to Selecting Information Technology Security Products

Date Published: October 2003

Planning Note (8/1/2018): Withdrawn: Does not reflect current security product types, and references are outdated.


Tim Grance (NIST), Marc Stevens (BAH), Marissa Myers (BAH)



computer security; enterprise architecture; life cycle; products; security controls
Control Families

Access Control; Assessment, Authorization and Monitoring; Identification and Authentication; Incident Response; Media Protection; Risk Assessment; System and Communications Protection; System and Information Integrity; System and Services Acquisition


SP 800-36 (DOI)
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Supplemental Material:
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Document History:
10/09/03: SP 800-36


Security and Privacy
acquisition; planning