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== Definition ==
 
== Definition ==
   
A '''data steward''' (also referred to as an '''information steward''') is a designated individual or group charged with controlling the definition and [[integrity]] of, and [[access]] to, a set of institutional [[data]].
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A '''data steward''' (also referred to as an '''information steward''') is
   
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{{Quote|[a]n agency official with [[statutory]] or operational authority for specified [[information]] and responsibility for establishing the controls for its generation, [[data collection|collection]], [[data processing|processing]], [[dissemination]], and [[disposal]].<ref>[[NIST Special Publication 800-53]], App. B, Glossary.</ref>}}
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== References ==
This page uses content from the [https://wiki.internet2.edu/confluence/display/itsg2/Glossary Information Security Guide 2 - Glossary], which is made available under the [http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0 Unported].
 
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Latest revision as of 05:41, 15 February 2013

Definition[]

A data steward (also referred to as an information steward) is

[a]n agency official with statutory or operational authority for specified information and responsibility for establishing the controls for its generation, collection, processing, dissemination, and disposal.[1]

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