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Certification Agent

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Definition(s):

  An individual, a group, or an organization responsible for conducting a security certification or a comprehensive assessment of the effectiveness of security controls in an information system.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-100

  The individual, group, or organization responsible for conducting a security certification.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-18 Rev. 1 (NIST SP 800-37)

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