Intelligence Law Glossary - Computer


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Computer

Statutory Law

50 U.S.C. § 438(8) (2010) (Title 50—Chapter 15: National Security--Subchapter F: Access to Classified Information)

For purposes of this title [50 U.S.C. §§ 435 et seq.]—
   (8) the term "computer" means any electronic, magnetic, optical, electrochemical, or other high speed data processing device performing logical, arithmetic, or storage functions, and includes any data storage facility or communications facility directly related to or operating in conjunction with such device and any data or other information stored or contained in such device.