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What does FIDNet stand for?

FIDNet stands for Federal Intrusion Detection Network (Federal Computer Incident Response Center; now defunct)

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

  • Information technology (IT) and computers
  • Military and Government

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The US House Appropriations Committee has approved a $3bn budget for the Departments of Justice, Commerce and State which explicitly forbids expenditures on the proposed Federal Intrusion Detection Network, FIDNET.
Even as privacy activists protest the Clinton administration's plans to build a Federal Intrusion Detection Network (FIDNET) on the grounds that it amounts to military surveillance, the Center for Security Policy (CSP) has called for more surveillance - this time of Chinese and other foreign government affiliated entities at large in the US capital markets.