Definitions Edit

Counterintelligence Edit

An anomaly

is considered information inconsistent with expected norms giving rise to a reasonable, articulable belief that a foreign entity (foreign power, organization, person, terrorist organization) or its agents, possesses knowledge of U.S. national security information, processes, capabilities, or activities.[1]

General Edit

An anomaly is a "deviation or departure from the normal or common order, form or rule."[2]

Software Edit

An anomaly is

[a]nything observed in the documentation or operation of software that deviates from expectations based on previously verified software products or reference documents.[3]

References Edit

  1. DHS Lexicon Terms and Definitions, at 31.
  2. Id.
  3. U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology (Aug. 1995) (full-text).

See also Edit