Computer Security Resource Center

Computer Security Resource Center

Computer Security
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Community cloud

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  The cloud infrastructure is provisioned for exclusive use by a specific community of consumers from organizations that have shared concerns (e.g., mission, security requirements, policy, and compliance considerations). It may be owned, managed, and operated by one or more of the organizations in the community, a third party, or some combination of them, and it may exist on or off premises.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-145