Communications Security
6 definitions

Communications Security

Measures and controls taken to deny unauthorized persons information derived from telecommunications and to ensure the authenticity of such telecommunications. Communications security includes cryptosecurity, transmission security, emission security, and physical security of COMSEC material (NSTISSI 1997). 

Communications Security

Measures and controls taken to deny unauthorized persons information derived from telecommunications and to ensure the authenticity of such telecommunications. COMSEC includes cryptosecurity, transmission security, emission securi- ty, and physical security of COMSEC material.

Communications Security

The protection resulting from all measures designed to deny unauthorized persons information of value which might be derived from the possession and study of telecommunications, or to mislead unauthorized persons in their interpretation of the results of such possession and study. Communications security includes (1) Cryptosecurity; (2) Transmission security; (3) Emission security; and (4) Physical
security of communications security materials and information.

Communications Security

A component of Information Assurance that deals with measures and controls taken to deny unauthorized persons information derived from telecommunications and to ensure the authenticity of such telecommunications. COMSEC includes crypto security, transmission security, emissions security, and physical security of COMSEC material.

Communications Security

Measures taken to deny unauthorized persons information derived from telecommunica-tions of the U.S. Government concerning national security, and to ensure the authenticity of such telecommunications. COMSEC includes crypto-security, transmission security, emissions security, and physical security of COMSEC material and information.

Communications Security

The protection resulting from all measures designed to deny unauthorized persons information of value that might be derived from the possession and study of telecommunications, or to mislead unauthorized persons in their interpretation of the results of such possession and study. Also called COMSEC.

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Communications Security has been defined 6 different ways in documents like OPSEC Glossary of Terms, Army Knowledge Management and Information Technology, Ballistic Missile Defense, and 3 more.

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