Records

Records definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): All books, papers, maps, photographs, machine-readable materials, or other documentary materials, regardless of physical form or characteristics, made or received by an agency of the United States Government under Federal law or in connection with the transaction of public business and preserved or appropriate for preservation by that agency or its legitimate successor as evidence of the organization, functions, policies, decisions, procedures, operations or other activities of the Government or because of the informational value of the data in them.
Source(s): FIPS 200

The recordings (automated and/or manual) of evidence of activities performed or results achieved (e.g., forms, reports, test results), which serve as a basis for verifying that the organization and the information system are performing as intended. Also used to refer to units of related data fields (i.e., groups of data fields that can be accessed by a program and that contain the complete set of information on particular items).
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4)
NIST SP 800-137 (CNSSI 4009)
NIST SP 800-171 (Updates to version published June 2015)
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4
NIST SP 800-53A Rev. 4

The recordings of evidence of activities performed or results achieved (e.g., forms, reports, test results), which serve as a basis for verifying that the organization and the information system are performing as intended. Also used to refer to units of related data fields (i.e., groups of data fields that can be accessed by a program and that contain the complete set of information on particular items).
Source(s): NIST SP 800-18 Rev. 1

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary