Assessment (as applied to an issuer)

Assessment (as applied to an issuer) definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): Assessment in this context means a formal process of assessing the implementation and reliable use of issuer controls using various methods of assessment (e.g., interviews, document reviews, observations) that support the assertion that an issuer is reliably meeting the requirements of FIPS 201-2.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-79-2

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary