Appendix C. Glossary of Terms

This appendix contains an alphabetical glossary of terms for the CERT Resilience Management Model. The glossary provides definitions based on how the term is used in the context of operational resilience management. For this reason, the definitions provided may differ from those in common use.

For terms that relate directly to a process area, the process area acronym is noted in brackets at the end of each definition. For example, [AM] refers to the Access Management process area.

abuse case

See misuse/abuse case.

access acknowledgment

A form or process that allows users to acknowledge (in writing) that they understand their access privileges and will abide by the organization’s policy regarding the assignment, ...

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