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operator

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  Individual or organization that performs the operations of a system.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-160 [Superseded] (ISO/IEC/IEEE 15288:2015)

  An FCKMS role that is authorized to operate an FCKMS (e.g., initiate the FCKMS, monitor performance, and perform backups), as directed by the system administrator.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-152 under Operator