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NIST SP 800-70 Rev. 3

National Checklist Program for IT Products: Guidelines for Checklist Users and Developers

Date Published: December 2015

Supersedes: SP 800-70 Rev. 2 (02/25/2011)


Stephen Quinn (NIST), Murugiah Souppaya (NIST), Melanie Cook (NIST), Karen Scarfone (Scarfone Cybersecurity)



change detection; checklist; information security; National Checklist Program (NCP); security configuration checklist; Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP); software configuration; vulnerability
Control Families

Configuration Management; System and Communications Protection


SP 800-70 Rev. 3 (pdf)

Supplemental Material:
None available

Related NIST Publications:
SP 800-179 (Draft)

Document History:
12/10/15: SP 800-70 Rev. 3 (Final)