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Communications Edit

See Broadcast media; Hyperlocal media; Mass media; News media.

Storage Edit

Media (short for storage media) refers to

physical devices or writing surfaces including, but not limited to, magnetic tapes, optical disks, magnetic disks, Large-Scale Integration (LSI) memory chips, and printouts (but not including display media) onto which information is recorded, stored, or printed within an information system.[1]
[t]he physical interconnection between devices attached to a network. Typical media are twisted pair, baseband coax, broadband coax, and fiber optics.[2]

References Edit

  1. NIST FIPS 200; NIST Special Publication 800-53; CNSSI 4009.
  2. Catalog of Control Systems Security: Recommendations for Standards Developers (Apr. 2011 version), at 166.

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