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Glossary of Key Information Security Terms

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Author(s)

Celia Paulsen, Robert D. Byers

Abstract

This publication describes an online glossary of terms used in National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) publications. This glossary utilizes a database of terms extracted from NIST Federal Information Processing Standard Publications (FIPS), the NIST Special Publication (SP) 800 series, selected NIST Interagency or Internal Reports (NISTIRs), and from the Committee for National Security Systems Instruction 4009 (CNSSI-4009).
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7298 Rev. 3
Report Number
7298 Rev. 3

Keywords

cybersecurity, definitions, glossary, information assurance, information security, terminology

Citation

Paulsen, C. and Byers, R. (2019), Glossary of Key Information Security Terms, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.IR.7298r3 (Accessed June 22, 2024)

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Created July 2, 2019, Updated March 1, 2021