Security Domain

Security Domain definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): A domain that implements a security policy and is administered by a single authority.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (CNSSP No. 24, CNSSI 1253F Attachment 3)
NIST SP 800-137 (CNSSI 4009)
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1 (CNSSI 4009)
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 (CNSSI 4009)

A collection of entities, including their CKMS, in which each CKMS operates under the same security policy ? known as the Domain Security Policy.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-130

A set of subjects, their information objects, and a common security policy.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-27 Rev. A
NIST SP 800-33

A system or subsystem that is under the authority of a single trusted authority. Security domains may be organized (e.g., hierarchically) to form larger domains.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 3

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary