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Definition

Security management

comprises all activities to establish, maintain and terminate the security aspects of a system. Topics covered are: management of security services; installation of security mechanisms; key management (management part); establishment of identities, keys, access control information, etc.; management of security audit trail and security alarms.[1]

References

  1. ITU, "Compendium of Approved ITU-T Security Definitizons," at 48 (Feb. 2003 ed.) (full-text).
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