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Abbreviations / Acronyms / Synonyms:

Security Control Assessor
Side-Channel Attack
Supply Chain Assurance


  The individual, group, or organization responsible for conducting a security control assessment.
NIST SP 800-137 under Security Control Assessor
NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1 under Security Control Assessor
NIST SP 800-39 under Security Control Assessor

  An attack enabled by leakage of information from a physical cryptosystem. Characteristics that could be exploited in a side-channel attack include timing, power consumption, and electromagnetic and acoustic emissions.
NIST SP 800-63-3 under Side-Channel Attack

  Confidence that the supply chain will produce and deliver elements, processes, and information that function as expected.
NISTIR 7622 under Supply Chain Assurance from DoD Key Practices and Implementation Guide - Adapted