Enterprise

Enterprise definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): An organization with a defined mission/goal and a defined boundary, using information systems to execute that mission, and with responsibility for managing its own risks and performance. An enterprise may consist of all or some of the following business aspects: acquisition, program management, financial management (e.g., budgets), human resources, security, and information systems, information and mission management.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015
NIST SP 800-30 (CNSSI 4009)

A collaboration or federation among entities for which information sharing is required and managed.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-162

An organization with a defined mission/goal and a defined boundary, using information systems to execute that mission, and with responsibility for managing its own risks and performance. An enterprise may consist of all or some of the following business aspects: acquisition, program management, financial management (e.g., budgets), human resources, security, and information systems, information and mission management. See Organization.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-39 (CNSSI 4009)
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 (CNSSI 4009)

An organization that coordinates the operation of one or more processing sites.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-82 Rev. 2 (ANSI/ISA-88.01-1995)

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary