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Cut

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  The use of a tool or physical technique to causeabreak in thesurface of the electronic storage media, potentiallybreaking themedia into two or more pieces and making it difficult or infeasible torecover the data using state of the art laboratory techniques.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-88 Rev. 1