Data Flow Control

Data Flow Control definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): See with information flow control.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015

Synonym(s): Information Flow Control
Procedure to ensure that information transfers within an information system are not made in violation of the security policy.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 Information flow policies dictate whether information with a particular characteristic can move from one controlled entity (container or subject) to another. Information flow control is based on some fundamental characteristic of the information (not the container), and might not involve an identifiable subject.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-36


reference: CSRC Glossary