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assessor

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

Privacy Control Assessor
Risk Assessor
security control assessor
Security Control Assessor

Definition(s):

  The individual, group, or organization responsible for conducting a security control assessment.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1 under Security Control Assessor
NIST SP 800-39 under Security Control Assessor
NIST SP 800-137 under Security Control Assessor (NISTIR 7298)
NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1 under Security Control Assessor
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 under Security Control Assessor
NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4 under Security Control Assessor

  See Security Control Assessor.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-137 under Assessor
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1 under Assessor
NIST SP 800-39 under Assessor
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 under Assessor
NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 1

  The individual responsible for conducting assessment activities under the guidance and direction of a Designated Authorizing Official. The Assessor is a 3rd party.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-79-2 under Assessor

  See Security Control Assessor or Privacy Control Assessor.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4 under Assessor

  See Security Control Assessor or Risk Assessor.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1 under Assessor

  The individual, group, or organization responsible for conducting a privacy control assessment.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4 under Privacy Control Assessor

  The individual, group, or organization responsible for conducting a risk assessment.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1 under Risk Assessor
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1 under Risk Assessor (NIST SP 800-30)

  See security control assessor or risk assessor.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1)