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

steganography

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  The art, science, and practice of communicating in a way that hides the existence of the communication.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-72 - Adapted)

  The art and science of communicating in a way that hides the existence of the communication. For example, a child pornography image can be hidden inside another graphic image file, audio file, or other file format.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-101 Rev. 1 under Steganography
NIST SP 800-72 under Steganography

  Embedding data within other data to conceal it.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-86 under Steganography