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SP 800-55 Rev. 1

Performance Measurement Guide for Information Security

Date Published: July 2008

Supersedes: SP 800-55 (08/01/2003); SP 800-80 (05/04/2006)


Elizabeth Chew (NIST), Marianne Swanson (NIST), Kevin Stine (NIST), Nadya Bartol, Anthony Brown, Will Robinson



Information Security; Metrics; Measures; Security Controls; Performance; Reports
Control Families

Assessment, Authorization and Monitoring; Maintenance; Planning; Program Management


SP 800-55 Rev. 1 (DOI)
Local Download

Supplemental Material:
None available

Related NIST Publications:
SP 800-55 Rev. 2 (Draft)
SP 800-55 Rev. 2 (Draft)

Document History:
07/16/08: SP 800-55 Rev. 1 (Final)


Security and Privacy
audit & accountability; maintenance; planning; risk management

Laws and Regulations
OMB Circular A-11