What is the CIA Triad?

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The CIA triad refers to confidentiality, integrity, and availability, describing a model designed to guide policies for information security within an organization. 

Confidentiality refers to a set of high-level rules that limit access to all types of data and information. Integrity is the assurance that the information is trustworthy and accurate. Availability is a form of risk management that guarantees reliable access to that information by authorized people.

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