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network

Definition(s):

  A system implemented with a collection of interconnected components. Such components may include routers, hubs, cabling, telecommunications controllers, key distribution centers, and technical control devices.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-172
NIST SP 800-172A
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 2
NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 2
NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 1 [Superseded]

  An open communications medium, typically the Internet, used to transport messages between the claimant and other parties. Unless otherwise stated, no assumptions are made about the network’s security; it is assumed to be open and subject to active (e.g., impersonation, man-in-the- middle, session hijacking) and passive (e.g., eavesdropping) attack at any point between the parties (e.g., claimant, verifier, CSP, RP).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-63-3 under Network

  An open communications medium, typically the Internet, used to transport messages between the claimant and other parties. Unless otherwise stated, no assumptions are made about the network’s security; it is assumed to be open and subject to active (e.g., impersonation, man-in-the-middle, session hijacking) and passive (e.g., eavesdropping) attack at any point between the parties (e.g., claimant, verifier, CSP, RP).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-63-3 under Network

  A system implemented with a collection of connected components. Such components may include routers, hubs, cabling, telecommunications controllers, key distribution centers, and technical control devices.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 5

  An information system(s) implemented with a collection of interconnected components. Such components may include routers, hubs, cabling, telecommunications controllers, key distribution centers, and technical control devices.
Source(s):
NISTIR 7693 under Network

  Information system(s) implemented with a collection of interconnected components. Such components may include routers, hubs, cabling, telecommunications controllers, key distribution centers, and technical control devices.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 [Superseded] from NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 [Superseded] under Network from CNSSI 4009

  An open communications medium, typically the Internet, that is used to transport messages between the Claimant and other parties. Unless otherwise stated, no assumptions are made about the security of the network; it is assumed to be open and subject to active (i.e., impersonation, man-in-the-middle, session hijacking) and passive (i.e., eavesdropping) attack at any point between the parties (e.g., Claimant, Verifier, CSP or RP).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-63-2 [Superseded] under Network