ABSTRACT

Introduction to Certification and Accreditation Concepts   [open pdf - 202KB]

This document, which provides an introduction to certification and accreditation (C&A) concepts, provides an introductory discussion of some basic concepts related to C&A and sets the baseline for further documents. Its objectives are the following: (1) to provide an overview of C&A, its function and place within the risk management process; (2) to clarify the critical roles the Designated Approving Authority (DAA) and other key security officials must assume throughout the C&A process; (3) to identify some of the current security policies, emphasizing some key policy issue areas; and (4) to define C&A-related terms. The details of the actual C&A process are not included in this document, but will be provided in a follow-on document(s).

Report Number:
NCSC-TG-029
Publisher:
Date:
1994-01
Copyright:
Public Domain
Format:
pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
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