Version 2.2 (31 August 2020) of the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency Assessment and Authorization Process Manual (DAAPM) mentions the phrase “access control" nineteen times, and for good reason. Per the DAAPM, “U.S. Government policy is that all classified information must be appropriately safeguarded to assure the confidentiality and integrity of that information,” which can only happen when appropriate access control measures are put in place. Regardless of the type of environment - MUSA, SUSA, LAN, WAN, etc., cleared industry needs well-written, comprehensive access control policies and procedures, and other supporting documentation, to be in place.
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And since the DAAPM has adopted the NIST RMF, cleared industry needs to comply with the NIST 800-53 controls, for which the Access Control (AC) family is a part of. The solution for cleared industry is the Arlington Security Portal (ASP), an online repository of world-class, industry leading security and privacy policies & procedures, programs, plans – and other highly essential documents & templates developed specifically on NIST SP 800-53, Revision 5.
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