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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The potential contract in Kenya is subject to legal and contractual obligations of confidentiality and the company,being constrained by these obligations, is unable to comment further.
The old license agreement is terminated with effect from October 26, 1992, although the former licensee remains bound by its obligations of confidentiality.
The court issued a summary judgment on February 2, 2006, which ruled Aspen had wrongfully induced hospitals to breach certain obligations of confidentiality in Guidant contracts by providing Aspen with access to those contracts during Aspen's consulting engagements with the hospitals.