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Categorization

Acronym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  See security categorization.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-137)

Synonym(s):
Security Categorization
  The process of determining the security category for information or an information system. Security categorization methodologies are described in CNSS Instruction 1253 for national security systems and in FIPS PUB 199 for other than national security systems. See security category.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015   The process of determining the security category for information or an information system. Security categorization methodologies are described in CNSS Instruction 1253 for national security systems and in FIPS 199 for other than national security systems.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-137 NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1 NIST SP 800-39 NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4   The process of determining the security category for information or an information system. Security categorization methodologies are described in CNSS Instruction 1253 for national security systems and in FIPS Publication 199 for other than national security systems. See Security Category.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4   The process of determining the security category for information or an information system. Security categorization methodologies are described in CNSSI No.1253 for national security systems and in FIPS 199 for other than national security systems.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-30
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