A CDE Definition
Restrictions on the accessibility and dissemination of information. Confidentiality is one of the six fundamental components of information security (see Parkerian Hexad).
Six fundamental, atomic, non-overlapping attributes of information that are protected by information security measures. Defined by Donn B. Parker, renowned security consultant and writer, they are confidentiality, possession, integrity, authenticity, availability and utility.
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