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acquisition

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s): Definition(s):

  Process of obtaining a system, product, or service.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-160 [Superseded] (ISO/IEC/IEEE 15288:2015)

  A process by which digital evidence is duplicated, copied, or imaged.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-101 Rev. 1 under Acquisition
NIST SP 800-72 under Acquisition

  Includes all stages of the process of acquiring product or services, beginning with the process for determining the need for the product or services and ending with contract completion and closeout.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-161 under Acquisition (NIST SP 800-64 Rev. 2 - Adapted)

   (See “acquisition.”)
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-161 under Procurement (48 C.F.R.)

  Includes all stages of the process of acquiring product or service, beginning with the process for determining the need for the product or service and ending with contract completion and closeout.
Source(s):
NISTIR 7622 under Acquisition (NIST SP 800-64 Rev. 2 - Adapted)