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SP 800-53A Rev. 4

Assessing Security and Privacy Controls in Federal Information Systems and Organizations: Building Effective Assessment Plans

Date Published: December 2014 (Updated 12/18/2014)

Superseded By: SP 800-53A Rev. 5 (01/25/2022)
Supersedes: SP 800-53A Rev. 4 (12/11/2014)

Planning Note (1/25/2022): This publication will be officially withdrawn January 25, 2023, one year after the release of Revision 5.


Joint Task Force Transformation Initiative



security controls; assurance; E-Government Act; security requirements; assessment; FISMA; Privacy Act; privacy controls; Risk Management Framework; privacy requirements
Control Families

Assessment, Authorization and Monitoring; Program Management; Risk Assessment