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Glossary terms and definitions last updated: September 20, 2022

This Glossary only consists of terms and definitions extracted verbatim from NIST's cybersecurity- and privacy-related publications--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.

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