Definitions[edit | edit source]

Banking[edit | edit source]

An account is "a deposit account at a bank."[1]

Security[edit | edit source]

An account is

[a] logical grouping of configuration items that is used to control access. An account can represent a company in a data center that supports more than one company, a department, or other groupings.[2]
[a]n entity that contains a set of parameters that define the application-specific attributes of a user, which include the identity, user profile, and credentials.[3]

Telecommunication[edit | edit source]

An account is "[t]he billing account associated to the service provider for billing the telecom services."[4]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 12 U.S.C. §5002(3)(1).
  2. "IBM Terminology" (full-text).
  3. Id.
  4. Id.

See also[edit | edit source]

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