Emission Security (EMSEC)

Emission Security (EMSEC) definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): EMSEC

Definition(s): The component of communications security that results from all measures taken to deny unauthorized persons information of value that might be derived from intercept and analysis of compromising emanations from cryptoequipment and information systems.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (JP 6-0)

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary