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Assessor

Acronym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  See security control assessor or risk assessor.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1, NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1)

  The individual responsible for conducting assessment activities under the guidance and direction of a Designated Authorizing Official. The Assessor is a 3rd party.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-79-2

Synonym(s):
Security Control Assessor
  The individual, group, or organization responsible for conducting a security control assessment.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-137 NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1 NIST SP 800-39 NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 NIST SP 800-30 NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4 CNSSI 4009-2015
Privacy Control Assessor
  The individual, group, or organization responsible for conducting a privacy control assessment.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4
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