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== Evidence ==
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'''Trustworthiness''' of documentary evidence or testimony is based primarily on subjective factors, but can include objective measurements such as established [[reliability]].
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== Computing ==
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'''Trustworthiness''' is a characteristic or property of an [[information system]] that expresses the degree
 
'''Trustworthiness''' is a characteristic or property of an [[information system]] that expresses the degree
 
to which the [[system]] can be expected to preserve the [[confidentiality]], [[integrity]], and [[availability]] of the [[information]] being [[data processing|processed]], [[store]]d, or [[transmit]]ted by the [[system]].
 
to which the [[system]] can be expected to preserve the [[confidentiality]], [[integrity]], and [[availability]] of the [[information]] being [[data processing|processed]], [[store]]d, or [[transmit]]ted by the [[system]].
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* [[Security functionality]] (i.e., the [[security]]-related features or functions employed within an [[information system]] or the [[infrastructure]] supporting the [[system]]); and
 
* [[Security functionality]] (i.e., the [[security]]-related features or functions employed within an [[information system]] or the [[infrastructure]] supporting the [[system]]); and
 
* [[Security assurance]] (i.e., the grounds for confidence that the [[security functionality]], when employed within an [[information system]] or its supporting [[infrastructure]], is effective in its application).
 
* [[Security assurance]] (i.e., the grounds for confidence that the [[security functionality]], when employed within an [[information system]] or its supporting [[infrastructure]], is effective in its application).
 
 
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Revision as of 15:43, 24 April 2010

Evidence

Trustworthiness of documentary evidence or testimony is based primarily on subjective factors, but can include objective measurements such as established reliability.

Computing

Trustworthiness is a characteristic or property of an information system that expresses the degree to which the system can be expected to preserve the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the information being processed, stored, or transmitted by the system.

Trustworthy information systems are systems that are worthy of being trusted to operate within defined levels of risk despite the environmental disruptions, human errors, and purposeful attacks that are expected to occur in the specified environments of operation. Two factors affecting the trustworthiness of an information system include: