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confidentiality
1. Of classified or sensitive data, the degree to which the data have not been compromised; i.e., have not been made available or disclosed to unauthorized individuals, processes, or other entities. [After 2382-pt.8] 2. Assurance that information is not disclosed to unauthorized persons, processes, or devices. [INFOSEC-99] 3. A property by which information relating to an entity or party is not made available or disclosed to unauthorized individuals, entities, or processes. [T1.Rpt22-1993]   3.  The prevention of the unauthorized disclosure of information [CESG].  4.  A security property of an object that prevents:- its existence being known and/or- its content being known. This property is relative to some subject population and to some agreed degree of security [ECMATR46].  5.  Assurance that information is not disclosed to inappropriate entities or processes [FC Ver 1.0 Dec 1992].   6.   The property that information is not made available or disclosed to unauthorized individuals, entities, or processes [7498-2].  7.   The prevention of the unauthorized disclosure of information [ITSEC].  8.  The property that the existence of an object and/or its contents is not made available or disclosed to unauthorized subjects [POSIX.6].

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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