certification (systems) [English]
n. ~ 1. A process to assess whether a system meets expectations typically established in a standard. – 2. An attestation that a system meets expectations.
Examples of standards that may be used to certify systems include Electronic Records Management Software Applications Design Criteria Standards (DoD 5015.2-STD) and Audit and Certification of Trustworthy Digital Repositories (ISO 16363). However, not all standards must be as rigorously vetted.