This major update to the NIST 800-53 Quick Start (published earlier this year) deploys a standardized environment that helps support additional NIST-based security requirements on the AWS cloud. Specifically, it helps organizations with workloads that fall in scope for any of the following:

  • National Institute of Standard and Technology (NIST) SP 800-53 (Revision 4)
  • NIST SP 800-171
  • The OMB Trusted Internet Connection (TIC) Initiative – FedRAMP Overlay (pilot)
  • The DoD Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide (SRG)