Computer Security Resource Center

Computer Security Resource Center

Computer Security
Resource Center

A  |  B  |  C  |  D  |  E  |  F  |  G  |  H  |  I  |  J  |  K  |  L  |  M  |  N  |  O  |  P  |  Q  |  R  |  S  |  T  |  U  |  V  |  W  |  X  |  Y  |  Z

Resource

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  An operating system abstraction that is visible at the application program interface, has a unique name, and capable of being shared.  In this document, the following are resources: files, programs, directories, databases, mini-disks, and special files.  In this document, the following are not resources: records, blocks, pages, segments, bits, bytes, words, fields, and processors.
Source(s):
NISTIR 5153