Globally Unique Identifier

Globally Unique Identifier definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): GUID

Definition(s): An identifier formatted following special conventions to support uniqueness within an organization and across all organizations creating identifiers. See Section 3.1.3 for the conventions.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-126 Rev. 2

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary