Of all the major security concepts, the concept of confidentiality, integrity, and availability (CIA) is a cornerstone. In this section, we will discuss what each of the three parts mean to the security administrator, and give examples of each.
All throughout time, a concept called confidentiality has kept certain pieces of information from the eyes of unprivileged individuals, and has been used to further the agendas of kings, to carry out wars, and to protect the information of those with the power to do so.
In the realm of security, confidentiality refers to the protection of data . . .
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