• Requirement

    Update the system vulnerabilities to be scanned [Selection (one or more): [Assignment: organization-defined frequency]; prior to a new scan; when new vulnerabilities are identified and reported].

  • Discussion

    Due to the complexity of modern software, systems, and other factors, new vulnerabilities are discovered on a regular basis. It is important that newly discovered vulnerabilities are added to the list of vulnerabilities to be scanned to ensure that the organization can take steps to mitigate those vulnerabilities in a timely manner.

More Info

  • Title

    Vulnerability Monitoring and Scanning | Update Vulnerabilities to Be Scanned
  • Family

    Risk Assessment
  • NIST 800-53B Baseline(s)

    • Low
    • Moderate
    • High
  • Related NIST 800-53 ID


NIST 800-53A Assessment Guidance

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