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Definition of Compusec

Compusec Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Joint Acronyms and Abbreviations
computer security
  
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NATO Acronyms
Computer Security
International Relations and Security Acronyms
Computer Security
Compusec Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Telecommunication Standard Terms
1. Measures and controls that ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the information processed and stored by a computer. [NIS] Synonym automated information systems security. 2. The application of hardware, firmware and software security features to a computer system in order to protect against, or prevent, the unauthorized disclosure, manipulation, deletion of information or denial of service. (AC/35(WG/1)WP(88)4-7) [NATO]
Compusec Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Computer security, also known as cybersecurity or IT security, is the protection of information systems from theft or damage to the hardware, the software, and to the information on them, as well as from disruption or misdirection of the services they provide. It includes controlling physical access to the hardware, as well as protecting against harm that may come via network access, data and code injection, and due to malpractice by operators, whether intentional, accidental, or due to them being tricked into deviating from secure procedures.

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