Node-Link Diagram of The Privacy Framework and Controls

This diagram visualizes the relationships between the Privacy Framework (PF) and the selected control set. The PF version selected is represented by the largest node, then functions by medium-sized nodes. The remainder of the nodes are links from the functions to categories, then to subcategories, and finally to controls of the given control set. PF functions and control families (also known as domains in some control sets) are differentiated by color.

This diagram can be useful to visualize which controls facilitate multiple privacy outcomes (or PF subcategories).

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Sunburst Visualization of the Privacy Framework


Sunburst diagrams visualize the cumulative (or recursive) size of each element along a radial axis. The size of the sector indicates the cumulative number of Privacy Framework (PF) elements or controls that are encompassed by that sector. For example, you can see below that the PF function containing the most controls is Govern-P for the NIST SP 800-53r5 Privacy Baseline and Protect-P for the entire SP 800-53r5 control set.

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Adjacency Matrix of Controls in the Privacy Framework

An adjacency matrix allows you to see items that frequently appear together in a way that enables efficient sorting. Each block demonstrates where the two controls on the axis appear in one or more Privacy Framework (PF) subcategories together.

When the controls on the X and Y axis appear together in one or more PF subcategories, the matrix cell at their intersection is shaded. The darkness of the shade indicates the number of co-occurrences.

Hover over each shaded cell to get detailed information about the intersections. You can also sort the matrix by control ID and co-occurrence frequency.

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