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DoS

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

Denial of Service

Definition(s):

  The prevention of authorized access to resources or the delaying of time-critical operations. (Time-critical may be milliseconds or it may be hours, depending upon the service provided).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-12 Rev. 1 under Denial of Service (CNSSI 4009)

  The prevention of authorized access to resources or the delaying of time-critical operations.
Source(s):
NISTIR 7711 under Denial of Service