A security program is
|“||[a] systems program that controls access to data in files and permits only authorized use of terminals and other related equipment. Control is usually exercised through various levels of safeguards assigned on the basis of need to know.||”|
- This definition uses content from the Information Security Guide 2 - Glossary, which is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0 Unported.
- Auditing and Financial Management: Glossary of EDP Terminology, at 15.