Chapter 11

Security Component Fundamentals for Assessment

Abstract

Specific security fundamentals for management controls, operational controls, and various technical controls are defined and discussed with emphasis on what areas are important for testing and evaluation

Keywords

management controls
operational controls
technical controls
theory
fundamentals
The key to the management, oversight, and governance of the security components and program in the organization is the understanding of the risks involved and how each is treated and tolerated by the organization. As the assessor for a US governmental system, it is important to grasp and work with the fundamental requirements for these systems. With the SP 800-53 structured approach to security ...

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