Cyberspace

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Definitions

National Definitions

Germany

Cyberspace is the virtual space of all IT systems linked at data level on a global scale. [1]

Der Cyber-Raum ist der virtuelle Raum aller auf Datenebene vernetzten IT-Systeme im globalen Maßstab. [2]


Finland

Cyberrymd: toimintaympäristö, joka muodostuu yhdestä tai useammasta sähköisessä muodossa olevan datan tai informaation käsittelyyn tarkoitetusta tietojärjestelmästä. [3]



Hungary

Cyberspace means the combined phenomenon of globally interconnected, decentralised and ever-growing electronic information systems as well as the societal and economic processes appearing in and through these systems in the form of data and information. [4]

The Hungarian cyberspace includes the parts of the electronic information systems of the global cyberspace which are located in Hungary, as well as the societal and economic processes appearing in and through the electronic systems of the global cyberspace in the form of data and information that take place in, are directed to, or affect Hungary.

India

Cyberspace os a complex environment consisting of interactions between people, software and services, supported by worldwide distribution of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), devices and networks. [5]


Kenya

The notional environment in which communication over computer networks occurs. [6]


Latvia

Cyberspace Cyber space is an interactive environment that includes users, networks, computing technology, software, processes, information in transit or storage, applications, services, and systems that can be connected directly orindirectly to the Internet, telecommunications and computer networks. [7]

Cyber space has no physical boarders.

Netherlands

The digital domain is the conglomerate of ICT tools and services and comprises all entities that can be or are digitally linked. [8]

The domain comprises both permanent, temporary or local connections, as well as information, such as data and programme codes, located in this domain where geographical limitations do not apply.

Het cyberdomein is het conglomeraat van ICT-middelen en -diensten en bevat alle entiteiten die digitaal verbonden (kunnen) zijn. [9]

Het domein omvat zowel permanente als tijdelijke of plaatselijke verbindingen, evenals de gegevens (o.a. data, programmacode, informatie) die zich in dit domein bevinden, waarbij geen geografische beperkingen zijn gesteld.

Slovenia

Izraz kibernetski prostor predstavlja globalno omrežje informacijske tehnologije, telekomunikacijskih omrežij in sistemov za računalniško obdelavo. [10]


Spain

El ciberespacio, nombre por el que se designa al dominio global y dinámico compuesto por las infraestructuras de tecnología de la información – incluida Internet–, las redes y los sistemas de información y de telecomunicaciones, han venido a difuminar fronteras, hacienda partícipes a sus usuarios de una globalización sin precedentes que propicia nuevas oportunidades, a la vez que comporta nuevos retos, riesgos y amenazas. [11]


United States

NIST
Cyberspace is a global domain within the information environment consisting of the interdependent network of information systems infrastructures including the Internet, telecommunications networks, computer systems, and embedded processors and controllers. [12]



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