NIST 800-53

Achieve and maintain NIST 800-53 compliance across your business

Secureframe helps organizations that work with the federal government or carry federal data to understand compliance requirements, manage controls, streamline workflows, and automate tasks and evidence collection to get compliant quickly and easily.


Everything you need to achieve and maintain NIST 800-53 compliance

Set up

Set up

policies and procedures needed to meet NIST 800-53 requirements



and monitor your tech stack through our 100+ integrations



your organization’s regulatory, legal, financial, and cybersecurity risk



and maintain continuous compliance with the NIST 800-53 standard

NIST 800-53 - The US Government’s information security framework

NIST 800-53 was developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to help federal agencies and their supporting contractors meet the requirements of the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA). 

How it works

Secureframe’s security and privacy compliance automation platform helps companies achieve and maintain NIST 800-53 compliance with speed and ease. We streamline the compliance process by providing procedures and policies vetted by NIST experts, proprietary security and privacy training for automated employee compliance, and everything else you need to get NIST compliant.  We also stay current on the latest NIST 800-53 requirements for you, including Revision 5, so you can focus limited resources on your biggest priorities.

Meet your dedicated account manager

Scan and secure your cloud infrastructure

Set up your NIST 800-53 related policies and procedures

Easily train personnel on NIST 800-53 security and privacy requirements

Assess and manage vendor risk

Complete your NIST 800-53 readiness assessment

Complete your required audit to be compliant with FISMA

Maintain NIST 800-53 compliance

Set up NIST 800-53 policies and procedures fast

We provide NIST 800-53 policies and procedures that are right for your business. Select from our library of policies, adapt them for your organization, and publish them to your personnel for review.

Key benefits

  • Access dozens of policies developed and vetted by our in-house compliance experts and auditors, including System Security Plan (SSP) and Plan of Action and Milestones (POAM) templates.
  • Easily publish policies for your personnel to review and acknowledge through the Secureframe platform

Set up custom and automated tests

Leverage our pre-built tests or create custom upload tests for your organization’s unique processes, policies, and controls to comply with NIST 800-53.

Key benefits

  • View and manage NIST 800-53 tests in a single place
  • Create custom tests to cover a use case specific to your business
  • Assign owners to tests to ensure failing tests are remediated quickly
  • Access best practice remediation steps for pre-built tests

Easily maintain NIST 800-53 compliance

Our platform is updated to meet NIST 800-53 Revision 5 requirements to help you stay current and maintain compliance.

Key benefits

  • Automatically collect evidence and review processes for compliance assessments
  • Stay current with any changes to NIST 800-53 requirements

Easily onboard and offboard your employees 

Our workflows streamline the onboarding and offboarding process for your employees. Easily track that your designated in-scope personnel have completed background checks, security awareness training, and acceptance of security policies — all through our employee dashboard.

Key benefits

  • Accelerate employee onboarding with our automated self-serve process
  • View employee progress across all assigned tasks through our reports and dashboards