System-Specific Policies

System-Specific Policies definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): Address individual systems, such as establishing an access control list or in training users as to what system actions are permitted. These policies may vary from system to system within the same organization. In addition, policy may refer to entirely different matters, such as the specific managerial decisions setting an organization’s electronic mail (e-mail) policy or fax security policy.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-35 (NIST SP 800-12)

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary