Definitions Edit

A subsystem is

[a] major subdivision or component of an information system consisting of information, information technology, and personnel that performs one or more specific functions.[1]
[a] collection of related system components that together perform a system function or deliver a system service.[2]

References Edit

  1. NIST Special Publication 800-53, Rev. 3 (Aug. 2009).
  2. Internet Security Glossary, at 292.
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