C
cache RAM

A process by that takes data from slower devices and temporarily stores it in higher-performance devices when its repeated use is expected.

campus area network (CAN)

A network that spans a college, university, or a multibuilding office complex.

capability list

Each row of an access control matrix is a capability list. A capability list is tied to the subject; it lists valid actions that can be taken on each object.

cardinality

The number of rows in a relational database.

cell suppression

The act of suppressing (or hiding) individual data items inside a database to prevent aggregation or inference attacks.

centralized access control

Method of control in which all authorization verification is performed by a single entity ...

Get CISSP®: Certified Information Systems Security Professional: Study Guide, Fourth Edition now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.