Media (short for storage media) refers to
|“||physical devices or writing surfaces including, but not limited to, magnetic tapes, optical disks, magnetic disks, Large-Scale Integration (LSI) memory chips, and printouts (but not including display media) onto which information is recorded, stored, or printed within an information system.||”|
|“||[t]he physical interconnection between devices attached to a network. Typical media are twisted pair, baseband coax, broadband coax, and fiber optics.||”|
- NIST FIPS 200; NIST Special Publication 800-53; CNSSI 4009.
- Catalog of Control Systems Security: Recommendations for Standards Developers (Apr. 2011 version), at 166.