National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

NIST Special Publication 800-53 (Rev. 4)

Security Controls and Assessment Procedures for Federal Information Systems and Organizations

SC-16 TRANSMISSION OF SECURITY ATTRIBUTES

Family:
SC - SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION
Class:
Priority:
P0 - Unspecified priority.
Baseline Allocation:
Low Moderate High
N/A N/A N/A

Control Description

The information system associates [Assignment: organization-defined security attributes] with information exchanged between information systems and between system components.

Supplemental Guidance

Security attributes can be explicitly or implicitly associated with the information contained in organizational information systems or system components.

Related to: AC-3AC-4AC-16

Control Enhancements

SC-16(1) TRANSMISSION OF SECURITY ATTRIBUTES | INTEGRITY VALIDATION
The information system validates the integrity of transmitted security attributes.
Supplemental Guidance: This control enhancement ensures that the verification of the integrity of transmitted information includes security attributes.
Related to: AU-10SC-8

References

None.