Independent Validation Authority (IVA)

Independent Validation Authority (IVA) definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): IVA

Definition(s): Entity that reviews the soundness of independent tests and system compliance with all stated security controls and risk mitigation actions. IVAs will be designated by the authorizing official as needed.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary