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sanitization

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s): Definition(s):

  Process to remove information from media such that information recovery is not possible. It includes removing all labels, markings, and activity logs.
Source(s):
FIPS 200 under SANITIZATION (CNSSI 4009 - Adapted)
NIST SP 800-18 Rev. 1 under Sanitization (CNSSI 4009 - Adapted)

  2. The removal of extraneous or potentially harmful data (e.g., malware) within a file or other information container (e.g., network protocol packet).
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 under sanitize (CNSSI 1253F Attachment 3)

  Access control based on user roles (i.e., a collection of access authorizations a user receives based on an explicit or implicit assumption of a given role). Role permissions may be inherited through a role hierarchy and typically reflect the permissions needed to perform defined functions within an organization. A given role may apply to a single individual or to several individuals.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 under Sanitization

  1. A process to render access to target data on the media infeasible for a given level of effort. Clear, purge, damage, and destruct are actions that can be taken to sanitize media. See media sanitization.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 under sanitize (NIST SP 800-88 Rev. 1)

  See sanitize.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015

  Actions taken to render data written on media unrecoverable by both ordinary and, for some forms of sanitization, extraordinary means.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 2
NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 1 [Superseded]

  Process to remove information from media such that data recovery is not possible. It includes removing all classified labels, markings, and activity logs.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 2

  A process to render access to Target Data on the media infeasible for a given level of effort. Clear, Purge, and Destroy are actions that can be taken to sanitize media.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 2