Senior Authorizing Official (SAO)

Senior Authorizing Official (SAO) definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): SAO

Definition(s): A senior organization official that has budgetary control, provides oversight, develops policy, and has authority over all functions and services provided by the issuer.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-79-2

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary