System Assurance

System Assurance definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): The justified confidence that the system functions as intended and is free of exploitable vulnerabilities, either intentionally or unintentionally designed or inserted as part of the system at any time during the life cycle.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-161 (NDIA)

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary