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Device Role

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A device role is a group of devices with the same rules. For example, the list of white-listed software for a server is likely different from that for a workstation. This would cause servers and devices to have separate device roles.
Source(s):
NISTIR 8011 Vol. 1