computer system security

What is computer system security?

computer system security meaning (IEEE) The protection of computer hardware and software from accidental or malicious access, use, modification, destruction, or disclosure. Security also pertains to personnel, data, communications, and the physical protection of computer installations. See: bomb, trojan horse, virus, worm.

 

reference: U.S . Food & Drug – Glossary of Computer System Software Development Terminology (8/95)

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