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security engineering

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  An interdisciplinary approach and means to enable the realization of secure systems. It focuses on defining customer needs, security protection requirements, and required functionality early in the systems development life cycle, documenting requirements, and then proceeding with design, synthesis, and system validation while considering the complete problem.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-12 Rev. 1 under Security Engineering (CNSSI 4009)

  An interdisciplinary approach and means to enable the realization of secure systems. It focuses on defining customer needs, security protection requirements, and required functionality early in the systems development lifecycle, documenting requirements, and then proceeding with design, synthesis, and system validation while considering the complete problem.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015