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Privacy Service


NIST SP 800-53, Revision 4, Appendix J

NIST SP 800-53, Revision 4, Appendix J provides a vehicle that identifies deficiencies in an agency’s privacy policies to comply with existing privacy and information security laws, and to introduce privacy protection throughout the lifecycle of an information system program and project. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has adopted these privacy controls.

These controls serve as a checklist based upon laws, such as the Privacy Act of 1974, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Guidance and Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) to ensure each agency is applying and complying with the laws.