Master Boot Record (MBR)

Master Boot Record (MBR) definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): MBR

Definition(s): A special region on bootable media that determines which software (e.g., operating system, utility) will be run when the computer boots from the media.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-111

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary