Wireless Standards and Guidelines

Mandatory Reference for ADS Chapter 545

Full Revision Date: 02/11/2019
Responsible Office: M/CIO/IA
File Name: 545mbg_021119


Wireless networks, technologies, and communications must comply with the minimum specifications outlined in the provisions of federal policy, laws, and standards. The National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) is responsible for developing information security standards and guidelines including minimum requirements for federal information systems. For wireless networks, technologies, and communications, the specific NIST Special Publications (SPs) that constitute the mandatory framework for implementation are SP 800-48, SP 800-97, and SP 800-153.