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allocation

Definition(s):

  The process an organization employs to determine whether security controls are defined as system-specific, hybrid, or common. The process an organization employs to assign security controls to specific information system components responsible for providing a particular security capability (e.g., router, server, remote sensor).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-137 under Allocation from NISTIR 7298
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1 [Superseded] under Allocation

  The process an organization employs to assign security or privacy requirements to an information system or its environment of operation; or to assign controls to specific system elements responsible for providing a security or privacy capability (e.g., router, server, remote sensor).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 2

  The process an organization employs to assign security controls to specific information system components responsible for providing a particular security capability (e.g., router, server, remote sensor).
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 [Superseded] from NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1

  The process an organization employs to determine whether security controls are defined as system-specific, hybrid, or common.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 [Superseded]