GLOSSARY

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 Acknowledgement by an official body that an individual or entity has met pre-defined 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

Anti-virus 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 organisation

Assurance A positive acknowledgement ...

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