RMF Documents and Resources

For your convenience, ITdojo has assembled the following collection of RMF-related government publications. Please note these are UNCLASSIFIED documents with no restrictions on usage or distribution.

Laws and Executive Branch Policies

Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) 

OMB Circular A-130 Appendix III (Security of Federal Information Systems) 

Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) Publications

FIPS 199 (Security Categorization) 

FIPS 200 (Minimum Security Controls) 

NIST Special Publications (SP)

SP 800-18 (Security Plans) 

SP 800-30 (Risk Assessment)

SP 800-34 (Contingency Planning)

SP 800-37 (Risk Management Framework)

SP 800-39 (Organizational Risk Management)

SP 800-53 (Security Controls)

SP 800-53A (Security Controls Assessment)

SP 800-59 (National Security Systems)

SP 800-60 (Security Categorization), Volume 1

SP 800-60 (Security Categorization), Volume 2

SP 800-61 (Incident Response Planning)

SP 800-137 (Continuous Monitoring)

Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) Publications

CNSSP 22 (Risk Management Policy for NSS)

CNSSI 1253 (Security Categorization and Control Selection for NSS)

CNSSI 4009 (Information Assurance Glossary)

Department of Defense Instructions (DoDI)

DoDI 8500.01 (Cybersecurity)

DoDI 8510.01 (RMF for DoD IT)

Intelligence Community (IC) Publications

ICD 503 (Risk Management, Certification and Accreditation)