Jitter

Jitter definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): As it relates to queuing, the difference in latency of packets.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-127

Non-uniform delays that can cause packets to arrive and be processed out of sequence.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-58

The time or phase difference between the data signal and the ideal clock.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-82 Rev. 2

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary