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DATA CONFIDENTIALITY

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  Data Confidentiality deals with protecting against the disclostire of information by ensuring that the data is limited to those authorized or by representing the data in such a way that its semantics remain accessible only to those who possess some critical information (e.g., a key for decrypting the enciphered data).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-13