Data Asset
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Any entity that comprises data. For example, a database is a data asset that comprise data records. A data asset may be a system or application output file, database, document, or Web page. A data asset also includes a service that may be provided to access data from an application. For example, a service that returns individual records from a database would be a data asset. Similarly, a Web site that returns data in response to specific queries (for example, www. weather.com) would be a data asset. A human, system, or application may create a data asset.

FK Reading Ease
48.2

FK Grade Level
High School
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  • 1. Any entity that is comprised of data. For example, a database is a data asset that is comprised of data records. A data asset may be a system or application output file, database, document, or Web page. A data asset also includes a service that may be provided to access data from an application. For example, a service that returns individual records from a database would be a data asset. Similarly, a Web site that returns data in response to specific queries (e.g., www.weather.com) would be a data asset.
    2. An information-based resource.

    Context

    CNSSI-4009

    FK Reading Ease
    55.9

    FK Grade Level
    Middle School
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