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Trust

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

Definition(s):

  The willingness to take actions expecting beneficial outcomes, based on assertions by other parties.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-95 from Open Grid Services Architecture Glossary of Terms

  The confidence one element has in another, that the second element will behave as expected.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-161 from Software Assurance in Acquisition: Mitigating Risks to the Enterprise
NISTIR 7622 from Software Assurance in Acquisition

  A characteristic of an entity that indicates its ability to perform certain functions or services correctly, fairly and impartially, along with assurance that the entity and its identifier are genuine.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-152

  An ISCM capability that ensures that untrustworthy persons are prevented from being trusted with network access (to prevent insider attacks).
Source(s):
NISTIR 8011 Vol. 1 under Capability, Trust Management

  See Capability, Trust Management.
Source(s):
NISTIR 8011 Vol. 1

  The confidence one element has in another that the second element will behave as expected.
Source(s):
NISTIR 8320A from Software Assurance in Acquisition: Mitigating Risks to the Enterprise