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== Definition ==
 
== Definition ==
   
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A '''fault''' is
A '''fault''' is a condition that causes a device or [[system]] component to fail to perform in a required manner.
 
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#a condition that causes a device or [[system]] component to fail to perform in a required manner.
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#"[a] weakness of the [[system]] that allows someone to [[circumvent]] protective controls."<ref>[[Auditing and Financial Management: Glossary of EDP Terminology]], at 8.</ref>}}
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Revision as of 04:03, 2 September 2012

Definition

A fault is

  1. a condition that causes a device or system component to fail to perform in a required manner.
  2. "[a] weakness of the system that allows someone to circumvent protective controls."[1]}}

References