Information System Boundary

Information System Boundary definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): See authorization boundary.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1)

Synonym(s): Authorization Boundary
All components of an information system to be authorized for operation by an authorizing official and excludes separately authorized systems, to which the information system is connected.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 NIST SP 800-137 NIST SP 800-161 NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1 NIST SP 800-39 NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 NIST SP 800-30 NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4

 

reference: CSRC Glossary