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CISSP in 21 Days - Second Edition by M. L. Srinivasan

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Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability (CIA)

Information is a business asset and adds value to an organization. Information exists in many forms. It may be printed or written on paper, stored in electronic media, transmitted by electronic means, or spoken in conversations.

Information and its associated infrastructure are accessed and used in business by employees, third-party users or by automated processes. For example, an HR Manager accessing employee profile database through a database application. Each component in this activity, that is, HR manager, employee profile database, and the database application is called entities. Other examples would be a time-based job scheduler, such as cron in UNIX, such as operating systems, or a task ...

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