Answer b is a distracter; the NIACAP applies to each of the other three accreditation types and may
be tailored to meet the specific needs of the organization and IS. A site accreditation (answer a) evaluates the applications and systems at a specific, self-contained location. A type accreditation (answer b) evaluates an
application or system that is distributed to multiple locations. A system accreditation (answer c) evaluates a major application or general support system.