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audit reduction tools

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  Preprocessors designed to reduce the volume of audit records to facilitate manual review. Before a security review, these tools can remove many audit records known to have little security significance. These tools generally remove records generated by specified classes of events, such as records generated by nightly backups.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 under Audit Reduction Tools (CNSSI 4009)

  Preprocessors designed to reduce the volume of audit records to facilitate manual review. Before a security review, these tools can remove many audit records known to have little security significance.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-12)