|“||[a] [t]ype of incident involving the the introduction of data of one security classification or security category into data of a lower security classification or different security category.||”|
|“||[t]he intermixing of data at different sensitivity and need-to-know levels. The lower-level data is said to be contaminated by the higher level data; thus, the contaminating (higher level) data may not receive the required level of protection.||”|
- ↑ CNSSI 4009.
- ↑ Department of Defense, National Computer Security Center, Glossary of Computer Security Terms (NCSC-TG-004, Ver. 1) (Oct. 21, 1988).