U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The four families of technical controls identified by NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 3 are listed below. The number in parenthesis indicates the number of controls in the family.
All together there are 59 controls represented in these four families. Click each link to view the list of controls in each family.
Identification and Authentication (8)
Access Control (22)
Audit and Accountability (14)
System and Communications Protection (34)
The NIST technical controls capture the array of subjects that IT Administrators frequently encounter when working with information systems. HHS policy and procedures further tailor these subjects to your role.
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