An object is
|“||[a] self-contained entity that contains its own data and the functions necessary to manipulate the data.||”|
|“||[a] passive information system-related entity containing or receiving information.||”|
"Access to an object potentially implies access to the information it contains. Examples of objects are: records, blocks, pages, segments, files, directories, directory trees, and programs, as well as bits, bytes, words, fields, processors, video displays, keyboards, clocks, printers, and network nodes."
Internet of Things Edit
"Objects can be classified as follows.
- Size: small, normal
- Mobility: mobile, fixed
- Power: without power supply, with power supply
- Connectivity: intermittently connected, continuously connected
- Automation: automated, non automated
- Physical/logical: physical objects, logical objects
- Network protocol: IP enabled objects, non IP objects
Objects have the following characteristics.
- Ability to sense and/or actuate
- Small (or not necessarily)
- Limited capability (or not necessarily)
- Energy/power limited
- Connected to physical world
- Intermittent connectivity
- Mobile (potentially)
- Of interest to people
- Managed by devices, not people"
- ↑ Internet Banking: Comptroller’s Handbook, at 77.
- ↑ NICCS, Explore Terms: A Glossary of Common Cybersecurity Terminology (full-text); CNSSI 4009.
- ↑ NIST Special Publication 800-4, App. D, Glossary.
- ↑ NIST Special Publication 800-33, at 21; NIST Special Publication 800-27.
- ↑ Department of Defense, National Computer Security Center, Glossary of Computer Security Terms (NCSC-TG-004, Ver. 1) (Oct. 21, 1988).
- ↑ The Internet of Things-Concept and Problem Statement, at 6-7.