Lifeline Data Centers subscribes to NIST 800-53 security controls. Some of the certifications and authorizations that Lifeline Data Center holds that are based on NIST 800-53:
- Lifeline Data Centers supports multiple FISMA Moderate ATOs
- Lifeline Data Centers’ PaaS Cloud Service is FedRAMP-Ready (Moderate Baseline)
- Lifeline Data Centers is CJIS (Criminal Justice Information System) Capable
- Lifeline Data Centers is IRS-1075 Capable
NIST 800-53 recommends policies and procedures for topics such as access control, business continuity, incident response, disaster recoverability and several more key areas, and is an ideal starting point for an InfoSec team who has a desire to improve their controls.
NIST 800-53 Revision 4 was motivated by the expanding threat and sophistication of cyber attacks and is the most comprehensive update since its initial publication in 2005. NIST 800-53 is the official security control list for the federal government, and it is a free resource for the private sector.