• Requirement

    1. Conduct an organizational assessment of risk prior to the acquisition or outsourcing of information security services; and
    2. Verify that the acquisition or outsourcing of dedicated information security services is approved by [Assignment: organization-defined personnel or roles].
  • Discussion

    Information security services include the operation of security devices, such as firewalls or key management services as well as incident monitoring, analysis, and response. Risks assessed can include system, mission or business, security, privacy, or supply chain risks.

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  • Title

    External System Services | Risk Assessments and Organizational Approvals
  • Family

    System and Services Acquisition
  • NIST 800-53B Baseline(s)

    • Related NIST 800-53 ID


    NIST 800-53A Assessment Guidance

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