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System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Definition(s):

  The scope of activities associated with a system, encompassing the system’s initiation, development and acquisition, implementation, operation and maintenance, and ultimately its disposal.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-137 from CNSSI 4009

  The scope of activities associated with a system, encompassing the system’s initiation, development and acquisition, implementation, operation and maintenance, and ultimately its disposal that instigates another system initiation.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-137 from CNSSI 4009 - Adapted
NIST SP 800-161 from NIST SP 800-34 Rev. 1, CNSSI 4009
NIST SP 800-34 Rev. 1
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 2 under system development life cycle
NISTIR 7622 under System Development Life Cycle from CNSSI 4009, NIST SP 800-34