Computer Security Resource Center

Computer Security Resource Center

Computer Security
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on behalf of (an agency)

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A situation that occurs when: (i) a non-executive branch entity uses or operates an information system or maintains or collects information for the purpose of processing, storing, or transmitting Federal information; and (ii) those activities are not incidental to providing a service or product to the government.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 1 (32 C.F.R., 2002)