Information Communication Technology

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This page includes Information Technology and Information and Communication Technolog(y)(ies).

Definitions

National Definitions

Argentina

Tecnología de la Información: Se refiere al hardware y software operados por el Organismo o por un tercero que procese información en su nombre, para llevar a cabo una función propia del Organismo, sin tener en cuenta la tecnología utilizada, ya se trate de computación de datos, telecomunicaciones u otro tipo. [1]


Austria

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is an umbrella term for all computer- (IT) and network- (CT) based technologies as well as related economic sectors. Information and communication technology is also used as a blanket term for all communication instruments or communication applications, including radio, television, mobile telephones, hardware and software for computers and networks, satellite systems, etc. as well as different services and applications related to these items.[2]

Überbegriff für alle Computer (IT) und Netzwerk- (KT) basierenden Technologien als auch der damit verbundenen Wirtschaftsbereiche. Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologie wird auch als Deckbegriff definiert, der jegliches Kommunikationsinstrument oder Kommunikations-anwendung beinhaltet, inklusive Radio, Fernsehen, Mobiltelefone (»Handys«), Hardware und Software für Computer und Netzwerke, Satellitensysteme, etc. sowie die verschiedenen Dienstleistungen und Anwendungen, die mit diesen Dingen verbunden sind. [3]


Azerbaijan

Information technologies are methods and systems of means used during information processes, including means of computer engineering technique and communication. [4]

Belarus

(Information Technologies) a combination of processes and methods of search, transmission, receipt, storage, processing, use, distribution and (or) provision of information. [5]

Brunei

Information Technology: Any material or virtual means or group of interconnected means used to store, sort, arrange, retrieve, process, develop and exchange information according to commands and instructions stored therein. This includes all associated inputs and outputs, by means of wires or wirelessly, in a system or network. [6]

Colombia

TIC (Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones): Conjunto de recursos, herramientas, equipos, programas informáticos aplicaciones, redes y medios; que permiten la compilación, procesamiento, almacenamiento, transmisión de información como voz, datos, texto, video e imágenes. (Art 6. Ley 1341/2009 TIC). [7]

Tecnologías de la Información (TI): Hace referencia a las aplicaciones, información e infraestructura requerida por una entidad para apoyar el funcionamiento de los procesos y estrategia de negocio. [8]


Cuba

Tecnologías de la Información y la Comunicación (TIC): Conjunto de medios de comunicación y soluciones que permiten la captura, producción, almacenamiento, tratamiento y presentación de información en forma de voz, imágenes y datos. [9]


Georgia

Information and Communication Technology is:
(1) the collective term for all technical processes and devices for electronic data processing and for the support of communication over electronic media. ICT extends the term Information Technology (IT) with the aspect of electronic communication.
(2) Technology, e.g. electronic computers, computer software and communications technology, used to convert, store, protect, process, transmit and retrieve information. [10]


Germany

Information technology (IT) encompasses all technical resources which serve for processing or communicating information. Information processing includes acquisition, recording, use, storage, communication, program-controlled processing, internal display, output and deletion of information. [11]


Guatemala

Tecnologías de la información y las comunicaciones, TICs, y relacionadas: Es la aplicación de ordenadores o equipos de telecomunicación para crear, almacenar, recuperar, transmitir y manipular datos o información en medios digitales. [12]


Guinée

Technologies de l'Information et de la Communication (Tics): technologies employees pour recueiller, stocker, utilizer et envoyer des informations, et incluant celles qui impliquent l'utilisation des ordinateurs ou de tout autre système de communication y compris de telecommunications. [13]


Italy

Information and Communication Technology: strumenti ed infrastrutture di calcolo e telecomunicazione, inclusi software applicativo, processi di elaborazione delle informazioni, dati ed informazioni vere e proprie. [14]


Malawi

ICT: (Information and Communications Technology): the technologies including computers, telecommunication, audio-visual systems, and postal systems that enable the collection, processing, transportation and delivery of information and communication services to users. [15]


Mexico

TIC: ​Tecnologías de Información y Comunicaciones que comprende los equipos de cómputo, programas de computación, servicios y dispositivos de impresión que sean utilizados para almacenar, procesar, con convertir, proteger, transferir y recuperar información,​ ​datos,​ ​voz,​ ​imágenes​ ​y​ ​video. [16]


Oman

Information Technology: The scientific utilization of computers, electronics and communications for the process, dissemination of data and information in its different versions. [17] [18]


Philippines

Information Technology (IT): Any equipment or interconnected system or subsystem of equipment that is used in the automatic acquisition, storage, manipulation, management, movement, control, display, switching, interchange, transmission, or reception of data or information by the executive agency. [19]


Portugal

[Definição] Tecnologias de Informação e de Comunicação (TIC): Integração de métodos, processos de produção, hardware e software, com o objetivo de proporcionar a recolha, o processamento, a disseminação, a visualização e a utilização de informação, no interesse dos seus utilizadores. [20]


South Africa

Information and Communication Technologies mean any communications device or application including radio, television, cellular phones, satellite systems, computers, network hardware and software and other services such as videoconferencing. [21]


United States

DHS
Information and communication(s) technology is any information technology, equipment, or interconnected system or subsystem of equipment that processes, transmits, receives, or interchanges data or information. [22]

NIST
Any equipment or interconnected system or subsystem of equipment that is used in the automatic acquisition, storage, manipulation, management, movement, control, display, switching, interchange, transmission, or reception of data or information by the executive agency. (from: FIPS 200) [23]
For purposes of the preceding sentence, equipment is used by an executive agency if the equipment is used by the executive agency directly or is used by a contractor under a contract with the executive agency which: (i) requires the use of such equipment; or (ii) requires the use, to a significant extent, of such equipment in the performance of a service or the furnishing of a product. The term information technology includes computers, ancillary equipment, software, firmware and similar procedures, services (including support services), and related resources.
White House
The term "information technology" (IT) has the meaning given to that term in section 11101(6) of title 40, United States Code, and further includes hardware and software systems of agencies that monitor and control physical equipment and processes. [24]


Venezuela

Tecnología de Información: Rama de la tecnología que se dedica al estudio, aplicación y procesamiento de data, lo cual involucra la obtención, creación, almacenamiento, administración, modificación, manejo, movimiento, control, visualización, distribución, intercambio, transmisión o recepción de información en forma automática, así como el desarrollo y uso del “hardware”, “firmware”, “software”, cualesquiera de sus componentes y todos los procedimientos asociados con el procesamiento de data. [25]


See also

Notes

  1. Oficina Nacional de Tecnologías de Información ADMINISTRACION PUBLICA NACIONAL Disposición 3/2013 - Apruébase la “Política de Seguridad de la Información Modelo” (2013)
  2. Austrian Cyber Security Strategy, Federal Chancellery of the Republic of Austria, Vienna (2013)
  3. Österreichische Strategie für Cyber Sicherheit (2013)
  4. İnformasiya, informasiyalaşdırma və informasiyanın mühafizəsi haqqında - № 460-IQ (1998)/Law on Information, Informatization and Protection of Information (1998)
  5. Law of the Republic of Belarus ‘On Information, Informatization and Protection of information, Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus, 2008.
  6. Arab Convention on Combating Information Technology Offenses, League of Arab States, 2010.
  7. Lineamientos de política para ciberseguridad y ciberdefensa (2011)
  8. Glosario MINTIC – ICT Ministry of Colombia
  9. Glossary of Cyber terms/Glosario de términos, Centro de Seguridad del Ciberespacio
  10. A Digital Georgia e-Georgia strategy and action plan 2014-2018
  11. Unpublished working glossary of UP KRITIS and BSI, 2014
  12. Proyecto de Ley contra la ciberdelincuencia Guatemala (Borrador Cero), Feb 2017
  13. Loi relative à la cybersecurité et protection des données à caractère personnel en République de Guinée, L/2016/037
  14. PROTEZIONE DELLE INFRASTRUTTURE CRITICHE INFORMATIZZATE La realtà Italiana (2004)
  15. NATIONAL ICT POLICY Malawi 2013
  16. Estragia Nacional de Ciberseguridad (November 2017)
  17. Oman Royal Decree No 12/2011 Issuing the Cyber Crime Law (English)
  18. Oman Royal Decree No 12/2011 Issuing the Cyber Crime Law (Arabic)
  19. DND GLOSSARY OF CYBER SECURITY TERMS (v.4)
  20. Glossário Centro National de Cibersegurança Portugal
  21. NATIONAL CYBERSECURITY POLICY FRAMEWORK FOR SOUTH AFRICA, GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, 4 DECEMBER 2015
  22. DHS/NICSS Glossary
  23. NIST Glossary
  24. Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure, The White House, May 11, 2017
  25. Glosario Informática Forense Venezuela