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Web Server

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A computer that provides World Wide Web (WWW) services on the Internet. It includes the hardware, operating system, Web server software, and Web site content (Web pages). If the Web server is used internally and not by the public, it may be known as an “intranet server”.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-45 Version 2

  A computer that provides World Wide Web (WWW) services on the Internet. It includes the hardware, operating system, Web server software, and Web site content (Web pages). If the Web server is used internally and not by the public, it may be known as an “intranet server.”
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-44 Version 2