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SP 800-60 Vol. 1 Rev. 1

Guide for Mapping Types of Information and Information Systems to Security Categories

Date Published: August 2008

Supersedes: SP 800-60 Vol. 1 (06/10/2004)


Kevin Stine (NIST), Richard Kissel (NIST), William Barker (NIST), Jim Fahlsing (SAIC), Jessica Gulick (SAIC)



computer security; cyber security; FISMA; categorization; information type; security category
Control Families

Program Management; Risk Assessment


SP 800-60 Vol. 1 Rev. 1 (DOI)
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Supplemental Material:
None available

Other Parts of this Publication:
SP 800-60 Vol. 2 Rev. 1

Document History:
08/01/08: SP 800-60 Vol. 1 Rev. 1 (Final)