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agency

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

executive agency
Executive Agency
FEDERAL AGENCY

Definition(s):

  An executive department specified in 5 U.S.C., Sec. 101; a military department specified in 5 U.S.C., Sec. 102; an independent establishment as defined in 5 U.S.C., Sec. 104(1); and a wholly owned Government corporation fully subject to the provisions of 31 U.S.C., Chapter 91.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 under executive agency (41 U.S.C., Sec. 403)
NIST SP 800-137 under Executive Agency (41 U.S.C., Sec. 403)
NIST SP 800-18 Rev. 1 under Executive Agency (41 U.S.C., Sec. 403)
NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1 under Executive Agency (41 U.S.C., Sec. 403)
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1 under Executive Agency (41 U.S.C., Sec. 403)
NIST SP 800-39 under Executive Agency (41 U.S.C., Sec. 403)
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 under Executive Agency (41 U.S.C., Sec. 403)
NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4 under Executive Agency (41 U.S.C., Sec. 403)
NIST SP 800-60 Vol. 1 Rev. 1 under Agency (41 U.S.C., Sec. 403)
NIST SP 800-60 Vol. 2 Rev. 1 under Agency (41 U.S.C., Sec. 403)

  Any executive department, military department, government corporation, government controlled corporation, or other establishment in the executive branch of the government (including the Executive Office of the President), or any independent regulatory agency, but does not include - (i) the General Accounting Office; (ii) Federal Election Commission; (iii) the governments of the District of Columbia and of the territories and possessions of the United States, and their various subdivisions; or (iv) Government-owned contractor-operated facilities, including laboratories engaged in national defense research and production activities. See also executive agency.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (44 U.S.C., Sec. 3502)

  An executive Department specified in 5 U.S.C., Sec. 101; a military department specified in 5 U.S.C., Sec. 102; an independent establishment as defined in 5 U.S.C., Sec. 104(1); and a wholly owned Government corporation fully subject to the provisions of 31 U.S.C., Chapter 91.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-128 under Executive Agency (41 U.S.C., Sec. 403)

  Any executive department, military department, government corporation, government controlled corporation, or other establishment in the executive branch of the government (including the Executive Office of the President), or any independent regulatory agency, but does not include: (i) the Government Accountability Office; (ii) the Federal Election Commission; (iii) the governments of the District of Columbia and of the territories and possessions of the United States, and their various subdivisions; or (iv) government-owned contractor-operated facilities, including laboratories engaged in national defense research and production activities.
Source(s):
FIPS 200 under AGENCY (44 U.S.C., Sec. 3502)

  See Executive Agency.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 under Agency
NIST SP 800-128 under Agency
NIST SP 800-137 under Agency
NIST SP 800-18 Rev. 1 under Agency
NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1 under Agency
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1 under Agency
NIST SP 800-39 under Agency
NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4 under Agency

  See Agency.
Source(s):
FIPS 200 under FEDERAL AGENCY

  An executive department specified in 5 U.S.C., Sec. 105; a military department specified in 5 U.S.C., Sec. 102; an independent establishment as defined in 5 U.S.C., Sec. 104(1); and a wholly owned Government corporation fully subject to the provisions of 31 U.S.C., Chapter 91.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 1 under executive agency (41 U.S.C., Sec. 403)

  See executive agency.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 1

  The term 'agency' means any executive department, military department, government corporation, government controlled corporation, or other establishment in the executive branch of the government (including the Executive Office of the President), or any independent regulatory agency, but does not include ­ (a) the General Accounting Office; (b) Federal Election Commission; (c) the governments of the District of Columbia and of the territories and possessions of the United States, and their various subdivisions; or (d) Government-owned contractor-operated facilities, including laboratories engaged in national defense research and production activities.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-59 under Agency (44 U.S.C., Sec. 3502 (1))

  Any executive department, military department, government corporation, government-controlled corporation, or other establishment in the executive branch of the government (including the Executive Office of the President) or any independent regulatory agency, but does not include: 1) the General Accounting Office; 2) the Federal Election Commission; 3) the governments of the District of Columbia and of the territories and possessions of the United States and their various subdivisions; or 4) government-owned, contractor-operated facilities, including laboratories engaged in national defense research and production activities. Also referred to as Federal Agency.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-66 Rev. 1 under Agency (FIPS 200, 44 U.S.C., Sec. 3502)

  Any department, subordinate element of a department, or independent organizational entity that is statutorily or constitutionally recognized as being part of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-32 under Agency

  An executive department specified in 5 U.S.C., Sec. 101; a military department specified in 5 U.S.C., Sec. 102; an independent establishment as defined in 5 U.S.C., Sec. 104(1); or a wholly owned Government corporation fully subject to the provisions of 31 U.S.C., Chapter 91.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-79-2 under Agency

  An executive department specified in 5 U.S.C., Section 101; a military department specified in 5 U.S.C., Section 102; an independent establishment as defined in 5 U.S.C., Section 104(1); and a wholly owned Government corporation fully subject to the provisions of 31 U.S.C. Chapter 91.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-59 under Executive Agency (41 U.S.C., Sec. 403)

  An executive department specified in 5 U.S.C., Sec. 101; a military department specified in 5 U.S.C., Sec.102; an independent establishment as defined in 5 U.S.C., Sec. 104(1); or a wholly owned government corporation fully subject to the provisions of 31 U.S.C., Chapter 91.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-60 Vol. 1 Rev. 1 under Executive Agency (41 U.S.C., Sec. 403)
NIST SP 800-60 Vol. 2 Rev. 1 under Executive Agency (41 U.S.C., Sec. 403)