Overview of the NIST SP 800-53 R4 blueprint sample

The NIST SP 800-53 R4 blueprint sample provides governance guard-rails using Azure Policy that help you assess specific NIST SP 800-53 R4 controls. This blueprint helps customers deploy a core set of policies for any Azure-deployed architecture that must implement NIST SP 800-53 R4 controls.

Control mapping

The control mapping section provides details on policies included within this blueprint and how these policies address various controls in NIST SP 800-53 R4. When assigned to an architecture, resources are evaluated by Azure Policy for non-compliance with assigned policies. For more information, see Azure Policy.

Next steps

You've reviewed the overview and of the NIST SP 800-53 R4 blueprint sample. Next, visit the following articles to learn about the control mapping and how to deploy this sample:

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