Definitions Edit

Isolation is

the containment of users and resources in a computer such that they are separate from one another as well as from the protection controls of the operating system.[1]
[t]he ability to keep multiple instances of software separated so that each instance only sees and can affect itself.[2]

References Edit

  1. NASA Automated Information Security Handbook, App. C.
  2. NIST Special Publication 800-190, at 48.