IT security architecture

IT security architecture definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): A description of security principles and an overall approach for complying with the principles that drive the system design; i.e., guidelines on the placement and implementation of specific security services within various distributed computing environments.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-27 Rev. A
NIST SP 800-33

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary