Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): PDA

Definition(s): A handheld computer that serves as a tool for reading and conveying documents, electronic mail, and other electronic media over a communications link, as well as for organizing personal information, such as a name-and-address database, a to-do list, and an appointment calendar.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-101 Rev. 1

A handheld computer that serves as a tool for reading and conveying documents, electronic mail, and other electronic media over a communications link, and for organizing personal information, such as a name-and-address database, a to-do list, and an appointment calendar.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-72

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary