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How to Customize IT Security Controls

Organizations in and out of government can more easily tailor their information security plans to fit their specific business missions and operational environments by using overlays, new tools introduced in the latest revision of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's information security controls guidance.

"We realize that organizations have to be able to develop their security plans that really talk to their specific mission," says NIST Fellow Ron Ross, who oversaw the drafting of the latest catalogue of IT security and privacy controls. "The overlay concept is introduced to allow that specialization."

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