Confidentiality meaning

The definition of confidentiality is the state of being secret or of keeping secrets.

An example of confidentiality is when a lawyer is not able to reveal the secrets of his clients because he has a duty to keep those secrets to himself.

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Restrictions on the accessibility and dissemination of information. Confidentiality is one of the six fundamental components of information security (see Parkerian Hexad).
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Ensuring that information stored on computers is not accessed by unauthorized individuals.
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(uncountable) The property of being confidential.
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(countable) Something told in confidence; a secret.
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