GlossaryA B C D E F G H I L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
Malware (malicious software)
Software designed to disrupt computer operation, gather sensitive information or gain unauthorised access to computer systems.
The mandatory requirements contained within the PSR require compliance by all New Zealand government agencies.
The MEDICAL endorsement marking is used for material relating to medical reports, records and other material related to them.
Mobile computing and communications
Work from a non-fixed location using portable computing and/or communications devices, for example, laptops, notebooks, tablets, smart mobile phones and personal digital assistants.
Employees who work at multiple locations using their laptop, or other mobile computing device, as their primary ICT device – setting it up in hotels, offices, at home or in the field, for example, client support workers who deal with clients outside the regular office environment.
Memorandum of Understanding
An agreement between the New Zealand government, or a New Zealand government agency, and the government, or agencies, of multiple countries that provides for the reciprocal exchange of official information. Also see Bilateral agreement and Foreign Government Information.