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Suite B compatible

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  An information assurance (IA) or IA-enabled information technology (IT) product that: a. Uses National Security Agency (NSA)-approved public standards-based security protocols. If none are available with the necessary functionality, then uses a NSA-approved security protocol; b. Includes (as selectable capabilities) all of the Suite B cryptographic algorithms that are functionally supported by the NSA-approved security protocol(s); and c. Has been evaluated or validated in accordance with NSTISSP 11.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (CNSSP No. 15)