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What does CIA stand for?

CIA stands for Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability (information security)

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers
  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

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Samples in periodicals archive:

The IRS needs to fix several serious security control weaknesses to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of sensitive taxpayer and Bank Secrecy Act information, according to the GAO.
Double-Take helps these organizations address the confidentiality, integrity and availability requirements of electronic patient information by replicating critical data in real-time and making sure that patient systems remain available during a disaster or system failure.