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Information Security Continuous Monitoring

Acronym(s):
ISCM
Definition(s):

  Maintaining ongoing awareness of information security, vulnerabilities, and threats to support organizational risk management decisions.
[Note: The terms “continuous” and “ongoing” in this context mean that security controls and organizational risks are assessed and analyzed at a frequency sufficient to support risk-based security decisions to adequately protect organization information.].

Source(s): NIST SP 800-137

  Maintaining ongoing awareness of information security, vulnerabilities, and threats to support organizational risk management decisions.
Note: The terms “continuous” and “ongoing” in this context mean that security controls and organizational risks are assessed and analyzed at a frequency sufficient to support risk-based security decisions to adequately protect organization information.

Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-137, NIST SP 800-137)

Synonym(s):

None

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