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Organizational User

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  An organizational employee or an individual the organization deems to have equivalent status of an employee including, for example, contractor, guest researcher, individual detailed from another organization. Policy and procedures for granting equivalent status of employees to individuals may include need-to-know, relationship to the organization, and citizenship.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4

  An organizational employee or an individual the organization deems to have equivalent status of an employee including, for example, contractor, guest researcher, or individual detailed from another organization.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-161 under Organizational Users (NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4)