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system component

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

component
SC

Definition(s):

  A discrete identifiable information technology asset that represents a building block of a system and may include hardware, software, and firmware.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-128
NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 2 from NIST SP 800-128
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 2
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 5 from NIST SP 800-128
NIST SP 800-172 from NIST SP 800-128

  See system element.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-160 Vol. 1 under component

  See system component.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-128 under component
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 2 under component
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 5 under component
NIST SP 800-172 under component
NIST SP 800-128 under information technology product
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 2 under information technology product
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 5 under information technology product

  See information system component.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 under information technology product

  Discrete identifiable information technology assets that represent a building block of a system and include hardware, software, firmware, and virtual machines.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-160 Vol. 2 from NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 5

  A discrete, identifiable information technology asset (hardware, software, firmware) that represents a building block of a system. System components include commercial information technology products.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 1 [Superseded] from NIST SP 800-128 - Adapted