Mail User Agent (MUA)

Mail User Agent (MUA) definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): MUA

Definition(s): A mail client application used by an end user to access a mail server to read, compose, and send email messages. Common MUAs include Microsoft Outlook and Mozilla Thunderbird.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-45 Version 2

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary