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NIST IR 8278 Rev. 1

National Online Informative References (OLIR) Program: Overview, Benefits, and Use

Date Published: February 2024

Supersedes: IR 8278 (11/20/2020)


Nicole Keller (NIST), Stephen Quinn (NIST), Karen Scarfone (Scarfone Cybersecurity), Matthew Smith (Huntington Ingalls Industries), Vincent Johnson (Electrosoft Services)



concept crosswalk; Informative Reference; National OLIR Program; Online Informative References (OLIRs); set theory relationship mapping; supportive relationship mapping
Control Families

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Supplemental Material:
OLIR project

Publication Parts:
IR 8278A Rev. 1

Document History:
12/08/22: IR 8278 Rev. 1 (Draft)
02/26/24: IR 8278 Rev. 1 (Final)