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National Institute of Standards and Technology, Computer Security Considerations in Federal Procurements: A Guide for Procurement Initiators, Contracting Officers, and Computer Security Officials (NIST Special Publication 800-4) (Mar. 1992) (full-text).


This publication addresses the specific issue of including computer security requirements in federal information processing (FIP) procurements. A NIST-sponsored working group of government and industry representatives in computer security, information management, and FIP procurement helped to develop this document.

This publication was superseded by NIST Special Publication 800-64.