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systems security engineering

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Definition(s):

  Systems security engineering is a specialty engineering field strongly related to systems engineering. It applies scientific, engineering, and information assurance principles to deliver trustworthy systems that satisfy stakeholder requirements within their established risk tolerance. See also information systems security engineering (ISSE).
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 from NIST SP 800-160 Vol. 1 - (draft)

  Systems security engineering is a specialty engineering discipline of systems engineering that applies scientific, mathematical, engineering, and measurement principles, concepts, and methods to coordinate, orchestrate, and direct the activities of various security engineering specialties and other contributing engineering specialties to provide a fully integrated, system-level perspective of system security.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-160 Vol. 1

  Process that captures and refines security requirements and ensures their integration into information technology component products and information systems through purposeful security design or configuration.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 2

  A specialty engineering field strongly related to systems engineering. It applies scientific, engineering, and information assurance principles to deliver trustworthy systems that satisfy stakeholder requirements within their established risk tolerance.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 5 from NIST SP 800-160 Vol. 1