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domain

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

  A domain that implements a security policy and is administered by a single authority.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 under security domain CNSSP No. 24, CNSSI 1253F Attachment 3
NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 2 under security domain CNSSI 4009 <span id='term-def-src-src-note-0-1-0'> - Adapted</span>

  An environment or context that includes a set of system resources and a set of system entities that have the right to access the resources as defined by a common security policy, security model, or security architecture. See Security Domain.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 under Domain CNSSI 4009

  The term domain refers to a part of the network that is administered by a single authority.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-13 under Domain

  See security domain.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-33
NIST SP 800-27 Rev. A [Withdrawn]

  A set of subjects, their information objects, and a common security policy.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-33 under security domain
NIST SP 800-27 Rev. A under security domain [Withdrawn]

  An environment or context that includes a set of system resources and a set of system entities that have the right to access the resources as defined by a common security policy, security model, or security architecture. See Security Domain.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4
NIST SP 800-137 under Domain CNSSI 4009
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1 under Domain CNSSI 4009
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 under Domain CNSSI 4009
NIST SP 800-82 Rev. 2 under Domain CNSSI 4009, NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-37

  A logical structure, group or sphere of influence over which control is exercised.
Source(s):
NISTIR 4734 under Domain

  A domain within which behaviors, interactions, and outcomes occur and that is defined by a governing security policy. Note: A security domain is defined by rules for users, processes, systems, and services that apply to activity within the domain and activity with similar entities in other domains.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-160 under security domain [Superseded]

  A domain within which behaviors, interactions, and outcomes occur and that is defined by a governing security policy.  Note: A security domain is defined by rules for users, processes, systems, and services that apply to activity within the domain and activity with similar entities in other domains.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-160 under security domain [Superseded]