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information and communications technology (ICT)

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

ICT

Definition(s):

  Encompasses the capture, storage, retrieval, processing, display, representation, presentation, organization, management, security, transfer, and interchange of data and information.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-161 under Information and Communications Technology (ICT) from ISO/IEC 2382 - Adapted
NISTIR 7622 under Information and Communications Technologies from ANSDIT - Adapted

  Includes all categories of ubiquitous technology used for the gathering, storing, transmitting, retrieving, or processing of information (e.g., microelectronics, printed circuit boards, computing systems, software, signal processors, mobile telephony, satellite communications, and networks).
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 from DoDI 5200.44

  encompasses all technologies for the capture, storage, retrieval, processing, display, representation, organization, management, security, transfer, and interchange of data and information.
Source(s):
NISTIR 8074 Vol. 2 under Information and Communications Technologies