Comsec Emergency

Comsec Emergency definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): A tactical operational situation, as perceived by the responsible person/officer in charge, in which the alternative to strict compliance with procedural restrictions affecting use of a COMSEC equipment would be plain text communication.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (NSA NAG 16F)

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary