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Information Security

Scope Note: 
Safeguarding information, in various formats, from unauthorized access and from accidental, incidental, or deliberate damage or destruction. Also includes securing the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information. Prior to 2004, the Identifiers "Data Protection" and "Data Security" may have been used to index this concept.
Category: Information/Communications Systems
Use this term instead of
Data Protection
Data Security
Identity Theft
Related Terms
Access to Information
Case Records
Compliance (Legal)
Computer Security
Computer System Design
Confidential Records
Confidentiality
Data
Disclosure
Information Management
Information Policy
Information Technology
Privacy
School Law
Student Records
Added to ERIC: 1/5/2012