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control assessment

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s): Definition(s):

  See Security Control Assessment.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 2 under assessment
NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 1 under assessment [Superseded]

  See control assessment or risk assessment.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 2 under assessment

  The testing or evaluation of the controls in an information system or an organization to determine the extent to which the controls are implemented correctly, operating as intended, and producing the desired outcome with respect to meeting the security or privacy requirements for the system or the organization.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 2

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