Self-Encrypting Devices / Self-Encrypting Drives

Self-Encrypting Devices / Self-Encrypting Drives definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): SED

Definition(s): Data storage device with built-in cryptographic processing that may be utilized to encrypt and decrypt the stored data, occurring within the device and without dependence on a connected information system.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary