• Requirement

    Employ a diverse set of sources for the following system components and services: [Assignment: organization-defined system components and services].

  • Discussion

    Diversifying the supply of systems, system components, and services can reduce the probability that adversaries will successfully identify and target the supply chain and can reduce the impact of a supply chain event or compromise. Identifying multiple suppliers for replacement components can reduce the probability that the replacement component will become unavailable. Employing a diverse set of developers or logistics service providers can reduce the impact of a natural disaster or other supply chain event. Organizations consider designing the system to include diverse materials and components.

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  • Title

    Supply Chain Controls and Processes | Diverse Supply Base
  • Family

    Supply Chain Risk Management
  • NIST 800-53B Baseline(s)

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    NIST 800-53A Assessment Guidance

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