Anycast Addresses

Anycast Addresses definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): Addresses that can identify several interfaces on one or more nodes; a packet with an anycast destination address is delivered to one of the interfaces bearing the address, usually the closest one as determined by routing protocols.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-119

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary