In addition to the many resources hosted by the NVD these are other pages that are frequently visted by NVD consumers.
||The U.S. government repository of publicly available security checklists (or benchmarks) that provide detailed low level guidance on setting the security configuration of operating systems and applications.
||This NIST SP 800-53 database represents the security controls and associated assessment procedures defined in NIST SP 800-53 Revision 4 Recommended Security Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations.
|SCAP Validated Tools
||This webpage contains a list of products and modules that have been validated by NIST as conforming to the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) and its component standards.
||The Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) is a synthesis of interoperable specifications derived from community ideas.This site contains information relating to SCAP validation, content, specifications and more.
||This is the website for the United States Government Configuration Baseline (USGCB) initiative. The USGCB is a Federal government-wide initiative that provides guidance to agencies on what should be done to improve and maintain an effective configuration settings focusing primarily on security.