SP 800-171A _Controlled Unclassified Information CUI

SP 800-171A

Assessing Security Requirements for Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

Date Published: June 2018

Planning Note (6/13/2018): 


NIST Author(s)

Ron Ross (NIST), Kelley Dempsey (NIST), Victoria Pillitteri (NIST)



“The protection of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) resident in nonfederal systems and organizations is of paramount importance to federal agencies and can directly impact the ability of the federal government to successfully conduct its assigned missions and business operations. This publication provides federal and nonfederal organizations with assessment procedures and a methodology that can be employed to conduct assessments of the CUI security requirements in NIST Special Publication 800-171, Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Systems and Organizations.” [i]


[i] https://csrc.nist.gov/publications/detail/sp/800-171a/final


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