The IT Law Wiki

Controlled interface

32,297pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Definitions Edit

A controlled interface is

[a] [m]echanism that facilitates the adjudication of different interconnected system security policies (e.g., controlling the flow of information into or out of an interconnected system).[1]
[a] boundary with a set of mechanisms that enforces the security policies and controls the flow of information between interconnected information systems.[2]
[t]he software, hardware, firmware, and equipment that mediate the differences in security and need-to-know between attached automated information systems.[3]

Overview Edit

"Controlled interfaces protect information that is processed, stored, or transmitted on interconnected systems. That information should be considered when categorizing the controlled interface."[4]

References Edit

  1. CNSSI No. 4009.
  2. NIST Special Publication 800-53, App. B, Glossary.
  3. DOE Manual 470.4-7, at 16.
  4. CNSSI No. 1253, at 5 n.5.

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki