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A portable storage device (PSD) is

[a]n information system component that can be inserted into and removed from an information system, and that is used to store data or information (e.g., text, video, audio, and/or image data). Such components are typically implemented on magnetic, optical, or solid state devices (e.g., floppy disks, compact/digital video disks, flash/thumb drives, external hard disk drives, and flash memory cards/drives that contain nonvolatile memory).[1]

References Edit

  1. NIST Special Publication SP 800-171, App. B, at B-6.

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