Sensitive Compartmented Information

Sensitive Compartmented Information definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): SCI

Definition(s): Classified information concerning or derived from intelligence sources, methods, or analytical processes, which is required to be handled within formal access control systems established by the Director of National Intelligence.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 (CNSSI 4009)
CNSSI 4009-2015 (NSA/CSS Manual Number 3-16 (COMSEC))

A subset of Classified National Intelligence concerning or derived from intelligence sources, methods, or analytical processes, that is required to be protected within formal access control systems established by the Director of National Intelligence.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (ICD 703)

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary