U.S. flag   An official website of the United States government
Dot gov

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Https

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock (Dot gov) or https:// means you've safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Glossary

A  |  B  |  C  |  D  |  E  |  F  |  G  |  H  |  I  |  J  |  K  |  L  |  M  |  N  |  O  |  P  |  Q  |  R  |  S  |  T  |  U  |  V  |  W  |  X  |  Y  |  Z

Glossary terms and definitions last updated: May 19, 2021

This Glossary consists of terms and definitions extracted verbatim from NIST's cybersecurity- and privacy-related Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), NIST Special Publications (SPs), and NIST Internal/Interagency Reports (IRs), as well as from Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) Instruction CNSSI-4009. Only terms that are defined in final publications—not drafts—are included here.

The Glossary may be expanded to include terms from withdrawn publications and relevant terms in external or supplemental sources, such as applicable laws and regulations. Recommendations for publications to be considered by NIST can be sent to secglossary@nist.gov. HOWEVER, terms without a source publication will not be independently added by NIST to the Glossary.

See NISTIR 7298 Rev. 3 for additional details about this Glossary.

A  |  B  |  C  |  D  |  E  |  F  |  G  |  H  |  I  |  J  |  K  |  L  |  M  |  N  |  O  |  P  |  Q  |  R  |  S  |  T  |  U  |  V  |  W  |  X  |  Y  |  Z
Showing 1101 matching records.
c
C
C
C#j
C&A
C*n
C2
C3
C3I
C4
CA
CAA
CAC
CAD
CAE
CAG
CAK
CAN
CAP
CAS
CAW
CBA
CBC
CC
CCB
CCC
CCE
CCI
CCK
CCM
CCN
CD
CDH
CDM
CDN
CDP
CDR
CDS
CE
CEA
CEO
CEP
CES
CF
CFB
CFC
CFI
CFO
CGE
CGI
CGN
CI
CIA
CIF
CIK
CIO
CIP
CIR
CIS
Cj
CJA
CK
CKG
CKL
CLI
CLR
CM
cm
CMS
CMT
Cn
CN
CNA
CNC
CND
CNE
CNG
CNO
CNP
CO
COA
COF
COG
COI
COM
COO
CoP
COR
COS
COW
CP
CPE
CPI
CPO
CPS
CPU
CR
CRC
CRL
CRO
CRR
CRS
CRT
CS
CSA
CSC
CSD
CSE
CSF
CSI
CSM
CSN
CSO
CSP
CSR
CSS
CST
CSV
CT
CT1
CTA
CTC
CTD
CTE
CTG
CTM
CTO
CTR
CTS
CU
CUI
Cut
CVC
CVE
CVP
CWE
CWI
CY

* "Relevance" merely indicates the search engine's score for a document. It is based on the search parameters and information in the document's detailed record.