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security posture

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

  The security status of an enterprise’s networks, information, and systems based on information assurance resources (e.g., people, hardware, software, policies) and capabilities in place to manage the defense of the enterprise and to react as the situation changes.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-30 Rev. 1 under Security Posture

  The security status of an organization’s networks, information, and systems based on IA resources (e.g., people, hardware, software, policies) and capabilities in place to manage the defense of the organization and to react as the situation changes.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-137 under Security Posture

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

  The security status of an enterprise’s networks, information, and systems based on information assurance (IA) resources (e.g., people, hardware, software, policies) and capabilities in place to manage the defense of the enterprise and to react as the situation changes.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015

  The security status of an enterprise’s networks, information, and systems based on information security resources (e.g., people, hardware, software, policies) and capabilities in place to manage the defense of the enterprise and to react as the situation changes.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-128 under Security Posture