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Glossary beginning with U

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Unauthorized Disclosure

An event involving the exposure of information to entities not authorized access to the information.

Unauthorized Information Disclosure

see Unauthorized Disclosure


The extent to which a product can be used by specified users to achieve specified goals with effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction in a specified context of use.

Usage control

Usage control is an extension of access control that covers not only who may access which data, but also how the data may or may not be used afterwards. Thus it comprises: Managing reading, writing and other operations we could do on data, controlling data distribution in the network, and furthermore constraining what happens after redistribution to the data.