System security Edit
A subject is
|“||[a]n active entity, generally in the form of a person, process, or device, that causes information to flow among objects or changes the system state.||”|
|“||[a]n individual, process, or device causing information to flow among objects or a change to the system state.||”|
- ↑ NIST Special Publication 800-33, at 22.
- ↑ NICCS, Explore Terms: A Glossary of Common Cybersecurity Terminology (full-text).