• Requirement

    Employ [Assignment: organization-defined measures] to ensure that long-term audit records generated by the system can be retrieved.

  • Discussion

    Organizations need to access and read audit records requiring long-term storage (on the order of years). Measures employed to help facilitate the retrieval of audit records include converting records to newer formats, retaining equipment capable of reading the records, and retaining the necessary documentation to help personnel understand how to interpret the records.

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  • Title

    Audit Record Retention | Long-term Retrieval Capability
  • Family

    Audit and Accountability
  • NIST 800-53B Baseline(s)

    • Related NIST 800-53 ID

    NIST 800-53A Assessment Guidance

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