NIST 800-53

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Everything you need for NIST 800-53 compliance

  • NIST 800-53 Plan

    NIST 800-53 Plan

    Step by step implementation plan outlines every NIST 800-53 requirement

  • Customized Policies

    Customized Policies

    Our automated policy builder ensures your policies meet NIST 800-53 requirements

  • Multi-Compliance by Design

    Multi-Compliance by Design

    Comply with multiple frameworks & regulations with our unified platform

  • Policy Management

    Policy Management

    Reduce admin time with automated employee reminders and tracking

  • Security Awareness Training

    Security Awareness Training

    In-platform Carbide Academy videos on security and privacy best practices with a template library for common requirements

  • Evidence Collection

    Evidence Collection

    100+ technical integrations connecting to your tech stack to automatically capture your compliance with NIST 800-53

  • Audit Support

    Audit Support

    Save time by giving auditors a read-only view of your NIST 800-53 reporting dashboard

  • Robust Ecosystem

    Robust Ecosystem

    Carbide’s security and privacy services and network of audit partners help you meet requirements faster

  • Cloud Monitoring

    Cloud Monitoring

    Easily collect data with automated security monitoring, security assessments, and remediation tools to make actionable insights on your cloud environment

Frequently Asked Questions

What is NIST 800-53?

NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-53 was designed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to provide information security standards and guidelines and the minimum requirements for federal information systems.

What are the penalties for noncompliance NIST 800-53?

The National Institute of Standards and Technology NIST is a nonregulatory government agency and does not have the authority to penalize organizations for non-compliance. The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), which mandated the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NST) to create NIST 800-53, can penalize noncompliance with censure by Congress, loss of federal funding, or loss of future government contracts.

Who must comply with NIST 800-53?

NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-53 requirements apply to federal organizations, DoD contractors, or organizations in their supply chain.

What are the differences between NIST 800-171 and 800-53?

NIST 800-53 is mandatory for federal organizations, whereas NIST 800-171 is for any non-federal organization.