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NIST SP 800-126 Rev. 3

The Technical Specification for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP): SCAP Version 1.3

Date Published: February 2018


David Waltermire (NIST), Stephen Quinn (NIST), Harold Booth (NIST), Karen Scarfone (Scarfone Cybersecurity), Dragos Prisaca (G2)



checklists; patch verification; security automation; security checklists; security configuration; 112 Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP); software flaws; vulnerabilities
Control Families

Audit and Accountability; Assessment, Authorization and Monitoring; Configuration Management; Incident Response; Maintenance; Risk Assessment; System and Services Acquisition; System and Communications Protection


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Supplemental Material:
SCAP project

Publication Parts:
SP 800-126A

Related NIST Publications:
IR 7511 Rev. 5
IR 7511 Rev. 5 (Draft)

Document History:
02/14/18: SP 800-126 Rev. 3 (Final)