Definitions Edit

General Edit

An endpoint is

[o]ne of two components that either implements and exposes an interface to other components or uses the interface of another component.[1]

Information technology Edit

An endpoint is

[s]pecific parts of an IT infrastructure that users interact with directly, such as workstations or mobile devices.[2]

Telecommunications Edit

An endpoint is the entity at one end of a communications channel.

References Edit

  1. Framework for Cyber-Physical Systems, at 9.
  2. Navigating the Digital Age: The Definitive Cybersecurity Guide for Directors and Officers, at 203.

See also Edit