Environmental Failure Protection (EFP)

Environmental Failure Protection (EFP) definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): EFP

Definition(s): The use of features to protect against a compromise of the security of a cryptographic module due to environmental conditions or fluctuations outside of the module’s normal operating range.
Source(s): FIPS 140-2

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary