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NIST SP 800-122

Guide to Protecting the Confidentiality of Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

Date Published: April 2010


Erika McCallister (NIST), Tim Grance (NIST), Karen Scarfone (NIST)



PII; confidentiality; privacy; PII confidentiality impact level; FIPS 199; personally identifiable information
Control Families

Access Control; Audit and Accountability; Identification and Authentication; Media Protection; Planning; Risk Assessment; System and Communications Protection


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Supplemental Material:
SP 800-122 (EPUB) (epub)

Document History:
04/06/10: SP 800-122 (Final)