National Vulnerability Database

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NIST Special Publication 800-53 (Rev. 4)

Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations

AU-15 ALTERNATE AUDIT CAPABILITY

Family:
AU - AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY
Class:
Priority:
P0 - Unspecified priority.
Baseline Allocation:
Low Moderate High
N/A N/A N/A

Control Description

The organization provides an alternate audit capability in the event of a failure in primary audit capability that provides [Assignment: organization-defined alternate audit functionality].

Supplemental Guidance

Since an alternate audit capability may be a short-term protection employed until the failure in the primary auditing capability is corrected, organizations may determine that the alternate audit capability need only provide a subset of the primary audit functionality that is impacted by the failure.

Related to: AU-5

Control Enhancements

None.

References

None.