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Specification for the extensible configuration checklist description format (XCCDF) : version 1.1.3 / Neal Ziring, Stephen D. Quinn.

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NIST special publication. Computer security.
NISTIR ; 7275.
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis C 13.58:7275/2007 (Text) 964810-1001 Online document Available -

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  • Physical Description: viii, 118 pages : digital, PDF file.
  • Edition: Revision 2.
  • Publisher: Gaithersburg, MD : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Technology Administration, National Institute of Standards and Technology, [2007]

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Title from title page (viewed on Jan. 9, 2008).
"May 2007."
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Summary, etc.:
This document specifies the data model and Extensible Markup Language (XML) representation for the Extensible Configuration Checklist Description Format (XCCDF) Version 1.1.3. An XCCDF document is a structured collection of security configuration rules for some set of target systems. The XCCDF specification is designed to support information interchange, document generation, organizational and situational tailoring, automated compliance testing, and compliance scoring. The specification also defines a data model and format for storing results of security guidance or checklist compliance testing. The intent of XCCDF is to provide a uniform foundation for expression of security checklists and other configuration guidance, and thereby foster more widespread application of good security practices.
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Mode of access: Internet. Address as of 1/9/08: http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/nistir/ir7275/NISTIR-7275r2.pdf ; current access is available via PURL.
Subject: Computer security > Standards.
Programming languages (Electronic computers)

Series Information

NIST special publication. Computer security.
NISTIR ; 7275.

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