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situational awareness

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

SA

Definition(s):

  Within a volume of time and space, the perception of an enterprise’s security posture and its threat environment; the comprehension/meaning of both taken together (risk); and the projection of their status into the near future.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-172A from CNSSI 4009-2015
CNSSI 4009-2015 [Superseded]