• Requirement

    Provide the capability to employ [Assignment: organization-defined alternative communications protocols] in support of maintaining continuity of operations.

  • Discussion

    Contingency plans and the contingency training or testing associated with those plans incorporate an alternate communications protocol capability as part of establishing resilience in organizational systems. Switching communications protocols may affect software applications and operational aspects of systems. Organizations assess the potential side effects of introducing alternate communications protocols prior to implementation.

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  • Title

    Alternate Communications Protocols
  • Family

    Contingency Planning
  • NIST 800-53B Baseline(s)

    • Related NIST 800-53 ID


    NIST 800-53A Assessment Guidance

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