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Glossary definition: NIST SP 800-53 Benefits

NIST SP 800-53: Security Benefits for Your Organization

NIST SP 800-53 Benefits is a set of guidelines developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to help organizations identify, assess, and manage the security risks associated with their information systems. The goal of the guidelines is to provide organizations with a comprehensive set of best practices to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of their information systems. The guidelines are organized into four security control domains: security management, access control, system and communications protection, and system and information integrity. The guidelines provide organizations with a framework for assessing their security risks and implementing appropriate security controls to protect their information systems. The NIST SP 800-53 Benefits guidelines are designed to help organizations reduce the cost of security and increase the effectiveness of their security measures. Additionally, the guidelines help organizations ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations, as well as industry best practices.