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information security policy

Definition(s):

  Aggregate of directives, regulations, rules, and practices that prescribes how an organization manages, protects, and distributes information.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-12 Rev. 1 under Information Security Policy from CNSSI 4009
NIST SP 800-128 under Information Security Policy from CNSSI 4009
NIST SP 800-18 Rev. 1 under Information Security Policy from CNSSI 4009
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 5 from CNSSI 4009-2015
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1 [Superseded] under Information Security Policy from CNSSI 4009
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 [Superseded] under Information Security Policy from CNSSI 4009

  Aggregate of directives, regulations, and rules that prescribe how an organization manages, protects, and distributes information.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015

  A high-level policy of an organization that is created to support and enforce portions of the organization’s Information Management Policy by specifying in more detail what information is to be protected from anticipated threats and how that protection is to be attained.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-152 under Information Security Policy