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Publication Citation: Guide for Conducting Risk Assessments

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Author(s): Ronald S. Ross;
Title: Guide for Conducting Risk Assessments
Published: September 17, 2012
Abstract: The purpose of Special Publication 800-30 is to provide guidance for conducting risk assessments of federal information systems and organizations, amplifying the guidance provided in Special Publication 800-39. This document provides guidance for carrying out each of the three steps in the risk assessment process (i.e., prepare for the assessment, conduct the assessment, and maintain the assessment) and how risk assessments and other organizational risk management processes complement and inform each other.
Citation: NIST SP - 800-30rev1
Keywords: analysis approach; monitoring risk; risk assessment; risk management; Risk Management Framework; risk model; RMF; threat sources
Research Areas: Information Technology, Computer Security
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