Local Area Network (LAN)

Local Area Network (LAN) definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): LAN

Definition(s): A group of computers and other devices dispersed over a relatively limited area and connected by a communications link that enables any device to interact with any other on the network.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-82 Rev. 2

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary