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cognizant security officer/authority

Definition(s):

  1. An entity charged with responsibility for physical, technical, personnel, and information security affecting that organization.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 from 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 from ICS 700-1