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SP 800-53 Rev. 4

Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations

Date Published: April 2013 (Updated 1/22/2015)

Supersedes: SP 800-53 Rev. 4 (01/15/2014)

Planning Note (9/23/2021): This publication was officially withdrawn on September 23, 2021, one year after the publication of Revision 5 (September 23, 2020).


Joint Task Force Transformation Initiative



FISMA; Privacy Act; Risk Management Framework; security controls; security requirements  ; ; computer security; assurance; FIPS Publication 200; FIPS Publication 199
Control Families

Access Control; Audit and Accountability; Awareness and Training; Assessment, Authorization and Monitoring; Configuration Management; Contingency Planning; Identification and Authentication; Incident Response; Maintenance; Media Protection; Personnel Security; Physical and Environmental Protection; Planning; Risk Assessment; System and Communications Protection; System and Information Integrity; System and Services Acquisition