computer security

(redirected from COMPUSEC)
Also found in: Acronyms, Encyclopedia.

computer security

The protection resulting from all measures to deny unauthorized access and exploitation of friendly computer systems. Also called COMPUSEC. See also communications security.
References in periodicals archive ?
15, 2010) (At the INFOSEC site, click on the COMPUSEC tools tab and scroll down to the anti-spyware link, second from the top.
government's INFOSEC program are TEMPEST, which is a countermeasure against hardware emanations; COMSEC, which deals with protecting information while it is being transmitted; and COMPUSEC, which addresses the integrity of information while it is being processed or stored.
government for over 15 years and is the only company that has products listed in each of the categories of the NSA Evaluated Products List: COMSEC, COMPUSEC, Zone and TEMPEST.