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  PS-02: Position Categorization  

base control objective:
The organization:
a. Assigns a risk designation to all positions;
b. Establishes screening criteria for individuals filling those positions; and
c. Reviews and revises position risk designations [Assignment: organization-defined frequency].

supplemental objective information:
Position risk designations are consistent with Office of Personnel Management policy and guidance. The screening criteria include explicit information security role appointment requirements (e.g., training, security clearance).

enhancements to the base objective:

(1) None.

mapping to FIPS199 baseline:

  LOW: base     MOD: base     HIGH: base  

related (regimented) controls:

None.

documents referenced in SP800-53rev3 for PS-02:

Document Date Status Title
NIST SP800-12 October, 1995 current   An Introduction to Computer Security: The NIST Handbook

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