[t]o evaluate the worth, significance, or status of something; especially to give an expert judgment of the value or merit of something.
an evaluation conducted to measure performance and compliance, or to estimate the size, quality or extent of something.
[a] set of activities or actions employed by an assessor to determine the extent to which a security control is implemented correctly, operating as intended, and producing the desired outcome with respect to meeting the security requirements for the system.
↑ ISO/IEC WD 15443-1 (11/2001).
OPSEC Glossary of Terms.
Office of the Chief Information Officer, Information Management and Information Protection Glossary of Terms ( full-text).
↑ FEMA Glossary (
Intelligence Warning Terminology, at 7.
NIST Special Publication 800-53. ↑
Report on the NS/EP Implications of Intrusion Detection Technology Research and Development, at 6.
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