Write-Blocker

Write-Blocker definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): A device that allows investigators to examine media while preventing data writes from occurring on the subject media.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-101 Rev. 1
NIST SP 800-72

A tool that prevents all computer storage media connected to a computer from being written to or modified.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-86

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary