Definitions Edit

Connectivity is

the ability of a computer network to transport data packets between two end points.
[t]he potential of the (computer-based) record or record system to establish links to or interact effectively with any sort of provider or database.[1]
the physical or electronic links which enable information to flow, and includes those non-technical relationships between people.[2]
[t]he minimum number of nodes or links whose removal results in losing all paths that can be used to transfer information from a source to a sink.[3]

References Edit

  1. Health Data in the Information Age: Use, Disclosure, and Privacy, at 239.
  2. Information Operations Primer, at 2.
  3. Cybersecurity A Primer for State Utility Regulators, App. B.
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