Acronym Definition External Link
AI Asset Identification NIST-AI
API Application Programming Interface Wikipedia-API
ARF Asset Reporting Format NIST-ARF
CCE Common Configuration Enumeration MITRE-CCE
CCSS Common Configuration Scoring System NIST-CCSS
CLI Command Line Interface Wikipedia-CLI
CPE Common Platform Enumeration NIST-CPE
CVE Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures MITRE-CVE
CVSS Common Vulnerability Scoring System NIST-CVSS
DoD Department of Defense US DoD
FAR Federal Acquisition Regulation FEDACQ-FAR
FDCC Federal Desktop Core Configuration NIST-FDCC
FIPS Federal Information Processing Standard NIST-FIPS
FIRST Forum of Incident Response and Security Team FIRST
FISCAM Federal Information System Controls Audit GAO-FISCAM
FISMA Federal Information Security Management Act NIST-FISMA
GUI Graphical User Interface Wikipedia-GUI
HIPAA Health Information Portability and Accountability Act HHS-HIPPA
ISO International Organization for Standardization ISO
IT Information Technology Wikipedia-IT
ITL Information Technology Laboratory NIST-ITL
NCP National Checklist NIST-NCP
NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology NIST
NISTIR National Institute of Standards and Technology Interagency Report NIST-NISTIR
NSA National Security Agency NSA
NVD National Vulnerability Database NIST-NVD
NVLAP National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program NIST-NVLAP
OCIL Open Checklist Interactive Language NIST-OCIL
OMB Office of Management and Budget OMB
OS Operating System Wikipedia-OS
OVAL Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language MITRE-OVAL
SCAP Security Content Automation Protocol NIST-SCAP
SOX Sarbanes-Oxley Wikipedia-SOX
SP Special Publication NIST-SP
TMSAD Trust Model for Security Automation Data NIST-TMSAD
URL Uniform Resource Locator Wikipedia-URL
US-CERT United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team DHS-US-CERT
USGCB United States Government Configuration Baseline NIST-USGCB
XCCDF eXtensible Configuration Checklist Description Format NIST-XCCDF
XML eXtensible Markup Language W3C