Alarm definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): A device or function that signals the existence of an abnormal condition by making an audible or visible discrete change, or both, so as to attract attention to that condition.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-82 Rev. 2 (ANSI/ISA-5.1-2009)

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary