Implementing personnel security policies and procedures can help to mitigate the risk of individuals using their legitimate access to an asset for unauthorized purposes. Implementation Assessment Department of Agriculture – Personnel Security for Information Systems This example directive can assist organizations that are required to meet the personnel security (PS) controls as stated in NIST SP 800-53. Environmental Protection Agency – Personnel Security Procedures This example EPA procedure describes how the agency meets control requirements for the NIST SP 800-53 Personnel Security control family. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know This article provides an overview of how to conduct, maintain and dispose of employee background checks to improve personnel security. Society for Human Resource Management – Backgroup Check Policy/Procedure Example This is a sample policy for enterprise wide employee background checks from Society for Human Resource Management. Society for Human Resource Management – Protect Data During Layoffs This article discusses what enterprises can do to reduce the growing threat of data theft by departing insiders. NIST Handbook 162 NIST MEP Cybersecurity Self-Assessment Handbook For Assessing NIST SP 800-171 Security Requirements in Response to DFARS Cybersecurity Requirements This Handbook provides a step-by-step guide to assessing a small manufacturer’s information systems against the security requirements in NIST SP 800-171 rev 1. NIST SP 800-171A Assessing Security Requirements for Controlled Unclassified Information The purpose of this publication is to provide procedures for assessing the CUI requirements in NIST Special Publication 800-171.