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Glossary terms and definitions last updated: February 26, 2024
This Glossary includes terminology from the final version of NIST's cybersecurity and privacy publications—Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), NIST Special Publications (SPs), and NIST Internal/Interagency Reports (IRs)—and from Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) Instruction CNSSI-4009. It may be expanded to include relevant terminology from external or supplemental U.S. Government sources, such as applicable laws, regulations, or policy.
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