Understanding the Differences Between NIST 800-53 Rev. 4 and Rev. 5 Control Families

Published on Feb 22, 2024


Are you grappling with the complex differences between NIST 800-53 Rev. 4 and Rev. 5? Join us for an exciting webinar where we dive into the key differences between the control families outlined in these two cybersecurity frameworks. 

NIST 800-53 has long served as a cornerstone for organizations striving to strengthen their cybersecurity posture and achieve compliance with federal standards. With the release of Revision 5, significant updates have been introduced to address evolving cyber threats, technological advancements, and emerging best practices. 

In this webinar, our expert panel will provide a comprehensive analysis of the differences between NIST 800-53 Rev. 4 and Rev. 5, offering valuable insights to help you navigate the transition seamlessly. From tailored considerations for cloud environments to enhanced supply chain risk management controls, we’ll explore how Rev. 5 aligns with the modern threat landscape and the implications for your organization’s cybersecurity strategy. 

Key topics from the webinar: 

  • Understand the key differences between NIST 800-53 Revision 4 and Revision 5. 
  • Gain insights into the impact of these changes on compliance efforts. 
  • Learn from real-world case studies of organizations successfully navigating the transition. 
  • Acquire implementation strategies for efficiently adopting NIST 800-53 Revision 5. 

Our Panelists: 

Fred Brittain 

VP of Information Technology, Knowledge Services 

Noah Brown

Chief Information Security Officer, Knowledge Services 

David Resler

Director of Information Security, Knowledge Services