Broadcast

Broadcast definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): Delivers packets to all hosts on a subnet.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-119

Transmission to all devices in a network without any acknowledgment by the receivers.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-82 Rev. 2 (IEC/PAS 62410)

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary