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ENVIRONMENT

Definition(s):

  Aggregate of external procedures, conditions, and objects affecting the development, operation, and maintenance of an information system.
Source(s):
FIPS 200 from CNSSI 4009

  Context determining the setting and circumstances of all influences upon a system.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-160 Vol. 1 under environment (system) from ISO/IEC/IEEE 42010