confidentiality

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confidentiality

Restrictions on the accessibility and dissemination of information. Confidentiality is one of the six fundamental components of information security (see Parkerian Hexad).
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Candidates% attention is particularly drawn to the provisions of the Special Conditions of technical clauses setting out the formalities and rules to follow because of the obligations of confidentiality and security.
The former NSA computer analyst, now living in asylum in Moscow, said he is designing an encryption system to protect the confidential information of journalists, doctors, lawyers, and others with professional obligations of confidentiality to their clients.