Glossary and Definitions

Acceptable use. A policy used to identify what personal use of company resources is acceptable

Accountability. The attribute of having to answer for one’s actions

Accredited. Acknowledgment by an official body that an individual or entity has met predefined criteria

Active content. Active content is content on a website that is either interactive, such as Internet polls or dynamic, such as animated pictures, JavaScript applications, or ActiveX applications.

Analysis. The detailed examination of the elements or structure of an entity

Antivirus. Software designed to negate or destroy a computer virus

Assessment. An estimation of the nature or quality of an entity

Asset. Something that has a value to an organization

Assurance. ...

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