Bit Stream Imaging

Bit Stream Imaging definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): A bit-for-bit copy of the original media, including free space and slack space. Also known as disk imaging.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-86

Synonym(s): Disk Imaging
Generating a bit-for-bit copy of the original media, including free space and slack space. Also known as a bit stream image.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-86

 

reference: CSRC Glossary