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Accession Number PB2013-108797
Title Glossary of Key Information Security Terms.
Publication Date May 2013
Media Count 222p
Personal Author R. Kissel
Abstract The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has received numerous requests to provide a summary glossary for our publications and other relevant sources, and to make the glossary available to practitioners. As a result of these requests, this glossary of common security terms has been extracted from NIST Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), the Special Publication (SP) 800 series, NIST Interagency Reports (NISTIRs), and from the Committee for National Security Systems Instruction 4009 (CNSSI-4009). This glossary includes most of the terms in the NIST publications. It also contains nearly all of the terms and definitions from CNSSI-4009. This glossary provides a central resource of terms and definitions most commonly used in NIST information security publications and in CNSS information assurance publications. For a given term, we do not include all definitions in NIST documents especially not from the older NIST publications. Since draft documents are not stable, we do not refer to terms/definitions in them.
Keywords Cybersecurity
Definitions
Glossaries
Information assurance
Information security
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Source terms
US NIST


 
Source Agency National Institute of Standards and Technology
NTIS Subject Category 62 - Computers, Control & Information Theory
70F - Public Administration & Government
88E - Reference Materials
Corporate Author National Inst. of Standards and Technology (ITL), Gaithersburg, MD. Computer Security Div.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1319
Contract Number N/A

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