Computer Security Resource Center

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cognizant security officer/authority

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  1. An entity charged with responsibility for physical, technical, personnel, and information security affecting that organization.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (CNSSI 4005)

  2. The single principal designated by a Senior Official of the Intelligence Community (SOIC) to serve as the responsible official for all aspects of security program management concerning the protection of national intelligence, sources and methods, under SOIC responsibility.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (ICS 700-1)