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security functions

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  The hardware, software, and/or firmware of the information system responsible for enforcing the system security policy and supporting the isolation of code and data on which the protection is based.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 under Security Functions

  The hardware, software, or firmware of the system responsible for enforcing the system security policy and supporting the isolation of code and data on which the protection is based.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 1