Data Frame

Data Frame definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): Data frames encapsulate packets from upper layer protocols, such as IP, which in turn might contain application data (e.g., e-mail, Web pages). Data frames allow for the delivery of the upper layer protocol packets to a STA or AP. RSNA security mechanisms protect these frames.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-97

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary