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clearance

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A formal security determination by an authorized adjudicative office that an individual is authorized access, on a need to know basis, to a specific level of classified information (TOP SECRET, SECRET, or CONFIDENTIAL).
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (CNSSI 4005)