Protection Philosophy

Protection Philosophy definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): Informal description of the overall design of an information system delineating each of the protection mechanisms employed. Combination of formal and informal techniques, appropriate to the evaluation class, used to show the mechanisms are adequate to enforce the security policy.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary