Backup

Backup definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): A copy of files and programs made to facilitate recovery, if necessary.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-34 Rev. 1)

Copy of files and programs made to facilitate recovery if necessary.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-32 (CNSSI 4009)

A copy of files and programs made to facilitate recovery if necessary.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-34 Rev. 1

A copy of information to facilitate recovery during the cryptoperiod of the key, if necessary.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 3

A copy of information to facilitate recovery, if necessary.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-57 Part 2
NIST SP 800-57 Part 3 Rev. 1

Duplicating data onto another medium.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-69

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary