Security Automation and Continuous Monitoring (SACM) Terminology
draft-ietf-sacm-terminology-15

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SACM Working Group                                           H. Birkholz
Internet-Draft                                            Fraunhofer SIT
Intended status: Informational                                     J. Lu
Expires: December 15, 2018                            Oracle Corporation
                                                            J. Strassner
                                                     Huawei Technologies
                                                           N. Cam-Winget
                                                           Cisco Systems
                                                            A. Montville
                                                                     CIS
                                                           June 13, 2018

    Security Automation and Continuous Monitoring (SACM) Terminology
                     draft-ietf-sacm-terminology-15

Abstract

   This memo documents terminology used in the documents produced by
   SACM (Security Automation and Continuous Monitoring).

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Terms and Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   3.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
   4.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
   5.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
   6.  Change Log  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
   7.  Contributors  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  26
   8.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  27
     8.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  28
     8.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  28
   Appendix A.  The Attic  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  29
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  29

1.  Introduction

   Our goal with this document is to improve our agreement on the
   terminology used in documents produced by the IETF Working Group for
   Security Automation and Continuous Monitoring.  Agreeing on
   terminology should help reach consensus on which problems we're
   trying to solve, and propose solutions and decide which ones to use.

2.  Terms and Definitions

   This section describes terms that have been defined by other RFC's
   and defines new ones.  The predefined terms will reference the RFC
   and where appropriate will be annotated with the specific context by
   which the term is used in SACM.  Note that explanatory or
   informational augmentation to definitions are segregated from the
   definitions themselves.  The definition for the term immediately
   follows the term on the same line, whereas expositional text is
   contained in subsequent paragraphs immediately following the
   definition.

   Assertion:  Defined by the ITU in [X.1252] as "a statement made by an
      entity without accompanying evidence of its validity".

      In the context of SACM, an assertion is the output of a SACM
      Component in the form of a SACM Statement (including metadata
      about the data source and data origin, e.g. timestamps).  While
      the validity of an assertion about Content and Content Metadata
      cannot be verified without, for example, Integrity Proofing of the

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