Error Detection Code (EDC)

Error Detection Code (EDC) definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): EDC

Definition(s): A code computed from data and comprised of redundant bits of information designed to detect, but not correct, unintentional changes in the data.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-21 Second edition (FIPS 140-2)
FIPS 140-2
CNSSI 4009-2015 (FIPS 140-2)

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary