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accreditation boundary

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

Security Perimeter

Definition(s):

  Product comprised of a system security plan (SSP) and a report documenting the basis for the accreditation decision. Rationale: The RMF uses a new term to refer to this concept, and it is called RMF security authorization package.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 under accreditation package

  All components of an information system to be accredited by an authorizing official and excludes separately accredited systems to which the information system is connected. Synonymous with the term security perimeter defined in CNSS Instruction 4009 and DCID 6/3.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-60 Vol. 1 Rev. 1 under Accreditation Boundary
NIST SP 800-60 Vol. 2 Rev. 1 under Accreditation Boundary

  All components of an information system to be accredited by an authorizing official and excludes separately accredited systems, to which the information system is connected. Synonymous with the term security perimeter defined in CNSS Instruction 4009 and DCID 6/3.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-18 Rev. 1 under Accreditation Boundary

  See Accreditation Boundary.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-18 Rev. 1 under Security Perimeter