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security categorization

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

categorization
Categorization

Definition(s):

  The process of determining the security category for information or an information system. Security categorization methodologies are described in CNSS Instruction 1253 for national security systems and in FIPS 199 for other than national security systems.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-39 under Security Categorization
NIST SP 800-137 under Security Categorization (CNSSI 1253, FIPS 199)
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1 under Security Categorization
NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4 under Security Categorization

  See Security Categorization.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-137 under Categorization

  The process of determining the security category for information or an information system. Security categorization methodologies are described in CNSS Instruction 1253 for national security systems and in FIPS Publication 199 for other than national security systems. See Security Category.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 under Security Categorization

  The process of determining the security category for information or an information system. Security categorization methodologies are described in CNSSI No.1253 for national security systems and in FIPS 199 for other than national security systems.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1 under Security Categorization

  See security categorization.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 under categorization (NIST SP 800-137)

  The process of determining the security category for information or an information system. Security categorization methodologies are described in CNSS Instruction 1253 for national security systems and in FIPS PUB 199 for other than national security systems. See security category.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4)