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supplier

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  Organization or an individual that enters into an agreement with the acquirer for the supply of a product or service.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-160 [Superseded] (ISO/IEC/IEEE 15288:2015)

  Organization or individual that enters into an agreement with the acquirer or integrator for the supply of a product or service. This includes all suppliers in the supply chain. Includes (i) developers or manufacturers of information systems, system components, or information system services; (ii) vendors; and (iii) product resellers.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-161 under Supplier (ISO/IEC 15288 - Adapted, NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 - adapted from “developer”)

  Organization or individual that enters into an agreement with the acquirer or integrator for the supply of a product or service. This includes all suppliers in the supply chain.
Source(s):
NISTIR 7622 under Supplier (ISO/IEC 15288 - Adapted)