TIA's Glossary of Telecommunication Terms

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The TIA Glossary of Telecommunication Terms provides definitions and explanations for more than 5,800 engineering words and phrases in the ICT industry. Arranged alphabetically, and searchable by term, the glossary—originally based upon the Federal Standard 1037C Glossary of Technological Terms—is a dependable guide to unfamiliar vocabulary from “A” to “Zone of Silence.” Moreover, glossary items are cross-linked, so that unfamiliar terms in one definition are quickly accessible. And because it’s housed entirely online, the Glossary is available wherever an internet connection exists.

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communications protection

The application of communications security (COMSEC) measures to telecommunications systems in order (a) to deny unauthorized persons access to sensitive unclassified information of value, (b) to prevent disruption of telecommunications services, or (c) to ensure the authenticity of information handled by telecommunications systems.