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situational awareness

Abbreviations / Acronyms / Synonyms:



  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.
CNSSI 4009-2015
NIST SP 800-172A from CNSSI 4009-2015

  Perception of elements in the system and/or environment and a comprehension of their meaning, which could include a projection of the future status of perceived elements and the uncertainty associated with that status.
NIST SP 800-160v1r1 from ISO 17757:2019