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evidence

Definition(s):

  Grounds for belief or disbelief; data on which to base proof or to establish truth or falsehood. Note 1: Evidence can be objective or subjective. Evidence is obtained through measurement, the results of analyses, experience, and the observation of behavior over time. Note 2: The security perspective places focus on credible evidence used to obtain assurance, substantiate trustworthiness, and assess risk.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-160 Vol. 1

  Grounds for belief or disbelief; data on which to base proof or to establish truth or falsehood. Note 1: Evidence can be objective or subjective. Evidence is obtained through measurement, the results of analyses, experience, and the observation of behavior over time. Note 2: The security perspective places focus on credible evidence used to obtain assurance, substantiate trustworthiness, and assess risk.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-160 Vol. 1