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INFOSEC

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

Information Security
Information Systems Security

Definition(s):

  The protection of information and information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, or destruction in order to provide confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-12 Rev. 1 under Information Security from 44 U.S.C., Sec. 3542
NIST SP 800-128 under Information Security from 44 U.S.C., Sec. 3542
NIST SP 800-137 under Information Security from 44 U.S.C., Sec. 3542
NIST SP 800-18 Rev. 1 under Information Security from 44 U.S.C., Sec. 3542
NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1 under Information Security from 44 U.S.C., Sec. 3542
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1 under Information Security from 44 U.S.C., Sec. 3542
NIST SP 800-39 under Information Security from 44 U.S.C., Sec. 3542
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 under Information Security from 44 U.S.C., Sec. 3542
NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4 under Information Security from 44 U.S.C., Sec. 3542
NIST SP 800-60 Vol. 1 Rev. 1 under Information Security from 44 U.S.C., Sec. 3542
NIST SP 800-60 Vol. 2 Rev. 1 under Information Security from 44 U.S.C., Sec. 3542
NISTIR 7621 Rev. 1 under Information Security from 44 U.S.C., Sec. 3542
NISTIR 8170 under Information Security from 44 U.S.C., Sec. 3541

  The term 'information security' means protecting information and information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, or destruction in order to provide integrity, confidentiality, and availability.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-59 under Information Security from 44 U.S.C., Sec. 3542 (b)(1)

  synonymous withIT Security.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-16 under Information Systems Security