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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)

Superseded By: SP 800-53 Rev. 5 (09/23/2020)
Supersedes: SP 800-53 Rev. 4 (01/15/2014)

Planning Note (9/23/2020): This publication was superseded by SP 800-53 Rev. 5 on September 23, 2020. Revision 4 will be officially withdrawn in one year, on September 23, 2021.


Joint Task Force Transformation Initiative



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