• Requirement

    Perform an integrity check of [Assignment: organization-defined software, firmware, and information] [Selection (one or more): at startup; at [Assignment: organization-defined transitional states or security-relevant events]; [Assignment: organization-defined frequency]].

  • Discussion

    Security-relevant events include the identification of new threats to which organizational systems are susceptible and the installation of new hardware, software, or firmware. Transitional states include system startup, restart, shutdown, and abort.

More Info

  • Title

    Software, Firmware, and Information Integrity | Integrity Checks
  • Family

    System and Information Integrity
  • NIST 800-53B Baseline(s)

    • Moderate
    • High
  • Related NIST 800-53 ID

NIST 800-53A Assessment Guidance

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