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NIST SP 800-12

An Introduction to Computer Security: the NIST Handbook

Date Published: October 1995


Barbara Guttman (NIST), Edward Roback (NIST)



Computer security; guidance; IT security; security controls
Control Families

Access Control; Awareness and Training; Audit and Accountability; Assessment, Authorization and Monitoring; Configuration Management; Contingency Planning; Identification and Authentication; Incident Response; Maintenance; Media Protection; Physical and Environmental Protection; Planning; Personnel Security; Risk Assessment; System and Services Acquisition; System and Communications Protection; System and Information Integrity


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Supplemental Material:
None available

Document History:
10/02/95: SP 800-12 (Final)


Security and Privacy

general security & privacy

Laws and Regulations

OMB Circular A-130