General Support

General Support definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): An interconnected information resource under the same direct system management control that shares common functionality. It normally includes hardware, software, information, data, applications, communications, facilities, and people and provides support for a variety of users and/or applications. Individual applications support different mission-related functions. Users may be from the same or different organizations.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-27 Rev. A

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary