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organization

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  An entity of any size, complexity, or positioning within an organizational structure (e.g., a federal agency or, as appropriate, any of its operational elements).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 under Organization (FIPS 200 - Adapted)
NIST SP 800-128 under Organization (FIPS 200 - Adapted)
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1 under Organization (FIPS 200 - Adapted)
NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4 under Organization (FIPS 200 - Adapted)

  Group of people and facilities with an arrangement of responsibilities, authorities, and relationships.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-160 [Superseded] (ISO 9000)

  A federal agency or, as appropriate, any of its operational elements.
Source(s):
FIPS 200 under ORGANIZATION

  An entity of any size, complexity, or positioning within an organizational structure.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 1 (FIPS 200 - Adapted)

  An entity of any size, complexity, or positioning within an organizational structure (e.g., a federal agency or, as appropriate, any of its operational elements). See Enterprise.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1 under Organization (FIPS 200 - Adapted)
NIST SP 800-39 under Organization (FIPS 200 - Adapted)

  An entity of any size, complexity, or positioning within an organizational structure (e.g., a federal agency, or, as appropriate, any of its operational elements).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-137 under Organization (FIPS 200 - Adapted)
NISTIR 7693 under Organization

  An entity of any size, complexity, or positioning within an organizational structure (e.g., a federal agency, or, as appropriate, any of its operational elements). See enterprise.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1)