Information Type

Information Type definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): A specific category of information (e.g., privacy, medical, proprietary, financial, investigative, contractor sensitive, security management), defined by an organization or, in some instances, by a specific law, Executive Order, directive, policy, or regulation.
Source(s): FIPS 200 (FIPS 199)

A specific category of information (e.g., privacy, medical, proprietary, financial, investigative, contractor sensitive, security management), defined by an organization, or in some instances, by a specific law, Executive Order, directive, policy, or regulation.
Source(s): FIPS 199

A specific category of information (e.g., privacy, medical, proprietary, financial, investigative, contractor sensitive, security management), defined by an organization or in some instances, by a specific law, Executive Order (E.O.), directive, policy, or regulation.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (FIPS 199)

A specific category of information (e.g., privacy, medical, proprietary, financial, investigative, contractor sensitive, security management) defined by an organization or in some instances, by a specific law, executive order, directive, policy, or regulation.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-18 Rev. 1 (FIPS 199)
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1 (FIPS 199)
NIST SP 800-39 (FIPS 199)
NIST SP 800-60 Vol 1 Rev. 1 (FIPS 199)
NIST SP 800-137 (FIPS 199)
NIST SP 800-30 (FIPS 199)
NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4 (FIPS 199)

A specific category of information (e.g., privacy, medical, proprietary, financial, investigative, contractor-sensitive, security management) defined by an organization or in some instances, by a specific law, Executive Order, directive, policy, or regulation.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 (FIPS 199)

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary