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security mechanism

Abbreviations / Acronyms / Synonyms:



  A device or function designed to provide one or more security services usually rated in terms of strength of service and assurance of the design.
CNSSI 4009-2015

  A process or system that is used to produce a particular result.
NIST SP 800-160v1r1 under mechanism

  The fundamental processes involved in or responsible for an action, reaction, or other natural phenomenon.
NIST SP 800-160v1r1 under mechanism

  A natural or established process by which something takes place or is brought about.
NIST SP 800-160v1r1 under mechanism

  A device or method for achieving a security-relevant purpose.
NIST SP 800-160v1r1