Encyclopedia > Communications security

  Article Content

Communications security

Communications security (COMSEC): Measures and controls taken to deny unauthorized persons information derived from telecommunications and ensure the authenticity of such telecommunications.

Note: Communications security includes cryptosecurity, transmission security, emission security[?], and physical security of COMSEC material[?].

Source: from Federal Standard 1037C and from MIL-STD-188 and from the National Information Systems Security Glossary and from the Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
Battle of Jutland

... Light Cruiser Squadron HMS Calliope[?] (Commodore C.E. Le Mesurier) HMS Constance[?] (Capt. C.S. Townsend) HMS Caroline[?] (Capt. H.R. Crooke) HMS Royalist[?] ...