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A security certification is

a certification issued by certification authority to indicate that a person has been investigated and is eligible for access to classified data to the extent stated in the certification.
[a] technical analysis of a system or application relative to a set of system requirements used for the purpose of accreditation.[1]
[a] technical analysis and formal declaration by an agency official that an application or system meets all applicable federal policies, regulations, and standards, and that safeguards are adequate for the application.[2]

References Edit

  1. NIST Special Publication 800-4, App. D, Glossary.
  2. Id.

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