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Monday, July 30, 2007

asset owner

The asset owner is the person or group of people who have been identified by management as havng responsibility for the maintenance of the confidentiality, availability and integrity of that asset. The asset owner may change during the lifecycle of the asset.

The owner does not normally or necessarily personally own the asset. In most cases the employing organisation, its customers or suppliers will be the entity with property rights to the asset.

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