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Information Security Policy

Acronym(s):

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Definition(s):

  Aggregate of directives, regulations, and rules that prescribe how an organization manages, protects, and distributes information.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015

  An aggregate of directives, rules, and practices that prescribes how an organization manages, protects, and distributes information.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-100 (NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 1)

  Aggregate of directives, regulations, rules, and practices that prescribes how an organization manages, protects, and distributes information.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-128 (CNSSI 4009)
NIST SP 800-18 Rev. 1 (CNSSI 4009)
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1 (CNSSI 4009)
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 (CNSSI 4009)

  A high-level policy of an organization that is created to support and enforce portions of the organization’s Information Management Policy by specifying in more detail what information is to be protected from anticipated threats and how that protection is to be attained.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-152

Synonym(s):

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