Information Systems Security

Information Systems Security definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): INFOSEC

Definition(s): The protection of information systems against unauthorized access to or modification of information, whether in storage, processing or transit, and against the denial of service to authorized users, including those measures necessary to detect, document, and counter such threats.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (NSA/CSS Manual Number 3-16 (COMSEC))

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary