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Glossary Terms for Policy 280.925

Direct Use
The physical or personal interaction with a system or device, such as typing on a keyboard or accessing a computer through a remote desktop.
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Indirect Use
The use of a system or device through another person, device, or by proxy. Indirect use or access includes, but not limited to: 1. Processing an information request for a person or entity not authorized to access the information, 2. Letting an unauthorized person view data on a Department information system, 3. Allowing an unauthorized person or entity to direct the actions of a user on a Department information system, 4. Allowing an unauthorized person to access a Department information system for, or in place of, an authorized user, and 5. Connecting an unauthorized device to an authorized device to access a Department information system.
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Information Technology System
Includes Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN), or stand alone computer.
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Local Area Network (LAN)
A data transmission facility connecting computers and other communicating devices over a short distance (typically within a building or campus) under some form of standard control.
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Wide Area Network (WAN)
A data transmission facility connecting geographically dispersed (typically across the state, nation, or world) computers and peripheral devices under some form of standard control.
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