e-discovery - The process of producing for a court or external attorney all electronically stored information pertinent to a legal proceeding.
egress monitoring - Maintaining awareness of the information that is flowing out of a network, whether it appears to be malicious or not.
electronic discovery - The process of producing for a court or external attorney all electronically stored information pertinent to a legal proceeding.
electronic vaulting - The transfer of backup data to an offsite location. This process is primarily a batch process of transmitting data through communications lines to a server at an alternative location.
emanations - Electrical and electromagnetic signals emitted from electrical equipment that can transmit through the airwaves. These signals carry information that can be captured and deciphered, which can cause a security breach. These are also called emissions.
encoding - The action of changing a message into another format through the use of a code.
encryption - The transformation of plaintext into unreadable ciphertext.
end-to-end encryption - A technology that encrypts the data payload of a packet.
exposure - An instance of being exposed to losses from a threat. A weakness or vulnerability can cause an organization to be exposed to possible damages.
exposure factor - The percentage of loss a realized threat could have on a certain asset.