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BLACK

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  1. Designation applied to encrypted information and the information systems, the associated areas, circuits, components, and equipment processing that information. See also RED. Note: Includes BLACK data.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (CNSSI 4005)

  2. Designation applied to information systems, and to associated areas, circuits, components, and equipment, in which national security information is encrypted or is not processed.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (CNSSAM TEMPEST/01-13 - Adapted, NSTISSI No. 7002)