Security Controls

Security Controls definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): The management, operational, and technical controls (i.e., safeguards or countermeasures) prescribed for an information system to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the system and its information.
Source(s): FIPS 200 (FIPS 199)
FIPS 199
CNSSI 4009-2015 (FIPS 199)
NIST SP 800-128 (FIPS 199)
NIST SP 800-137 (FIPS 199)
NIST SP 800-18 Rev. 1 (FIPS 199)
NIST SP 800-34 Rev. 1 (FIPS 199)
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1 (FIPS 199)
NIST SP 800-39 (FIPS 199, CNSSI 4009)
NIST SP 800-60 Vol 1 Rev. 1 (FIPS 199)
NIST SP 800-30 (FIPS 199, CNSSI 4009)
NIST SP 800-82 Rev. 2 (FIPS 199)

Protective measures used to meet the security requirements specified for IT resources.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-47

The management, operational, and technical controls (e.g., safeguards or countermeasures) prescribed for an information system to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the system and its information.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-65 Rev. 1

A safeguard or countermeasure prescribed for an information system or an organization designed to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of its information and to meet a set of defined security requirements.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4 (NIST SP 800-53)

Synonym(s): Security Protections
Measures against threats that are intended to compensate for a computer