Assessment Objective

Assessment Objective definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): A set of determination statements that expresses the desired outcome for the assessment of a security control or control enhancement.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 1)
NIST SP 800-137 (NISTIR 7298)

A set of determination statements that expresses the desired outcome for the assessment of a security control, privacy control, or control enhancement.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary