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specification

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A document that specifies, in a complete, precise, verifiable manner, the requirements, design, behavior, or other characteristics of a system or component and often the procedures for determining whether these provisions have been satisfied. Refer to security specification.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-160 [Superseded] (IEEE 610.12-1990)

  A document that specifies, in a complete, precise, verifiable manner, the requirements, design, behavior, or other characteristics of a system or component and often the procedures for determining whether these provisions have been satisfied. Refer to security specification.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-160 [Superseded] (IEEE 610.12-1990)

  An assessment object that includes document-based artifacts (e.g., policies, procedures, plans, system security requirements, functional specifications, architectural designs) associated with an information system.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4 under Specification

  An assessment object that includes document-based artifacts (e.g., policies, procedures, plans, system security requirements, functional specifications, and architectural designs) associated with an information system.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-137 under Specification (NISTIR 7298)