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data protection

noun
1.
(in Britain) safeguards for individuals relating to personal data stored on a computer
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Contemporary definitions for data protection
noun

legal protection of personal or commercial data; technology to protect against data loss due to computer failure, user error, unlawful access and deliberate damage

Usage Note

computing

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