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NIST SP 800-53 Services

NIST SP 800-53 Risk Assessment Services

NIST SP 800-53 provides a catalog of security and privacy controls for federal information systems and organizations and a process for selecting controls to protect organizational operations (including mission, functions, image, and reputation), organizational assets, individuals, other organizations, and the nation from a diverse set of threats. These threats include hostile cyber-attacks, natural disasters, structural failures, and human errors. The controls are customizable and implemented as part of an organization-wide process that manages information security and privacy risk across 18 different control families, outlined below:

  1. Access Control
  2. Audit and Accountability
  3. Awareness and Training
  4. Configuration Management
  5. Contingency Planning
  6. Identification and Authentication
  7. Incident Response
  8. Maintenance
  9. Media Protection
  10. Personnel Security
  11. Physical and Environmental Protection
  12. Planning
  13. Program Management
  14. Risk Assessment
  15. Security Assessment and Authorization
  16. System and Communications Protection
  17. System and Information Integrity
  18. System and Services Acquisition


  • NIST SP 800-53 Detailed Technical Report – Compass will provide a Detail Report for the NIST SP 800-53 Risk Assessment explaining the assessment process, findings and overview of effective IT controls, gaps and deficiencies in IT controls, associated risks, and remediation recommendations
  • Executive Summary Report - This report will provide a high-level overview of the assessment process, methodology used, and overall risk to the organization based on the results of the assessment

Let Compass IT Compliance assist your organization in assessing any risks present through our NIST SP 800-53 Risk Assessment so you can secure your security and privacy environment, comply with regulatory compliance requirements, and save time, money, and resources in the process. Contact Us today to discuss your unique situation. Secure. Comply. Save.

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