Security Functions

Security Functions definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): The hardware, software, and/or firmware of the information system responsible for enforcing the system security policy and supporting the isolation of code and data on which the protection is based.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-171 (Updates to version published June 2015)
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary