Sections
Article 1 Computer Spyware 18-501 – 18-504
Article 2 Government Anti-Identification Procedures 18-521 – 18-522
Article 3 Internet Representations 18-541 – 18-544
Article 4 Data Security Breaches 18-551 – 18-552

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 18 > Chapter 5 - Network Security

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Affiliate: means an entity which directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries, controls, is controlled by or is under common control with the entity specified. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Branch: means any banking office other than the principal banking office. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Commercial mortgage broker: means a person who for compensation or in the expectation of compensation either directly or indirectly makes, negotiates or offers to make or negotiate a commercial mortgage loan. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Computer software: means a sequence of instructions that is written in any programming language and that is executed on a computer and does not include a web page or data components of web pages that are not executable independently of the web page. See Arizona Laws 18-501
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Court: means the supreme court, the court of appeals, the superior court, a court that is inferior to the superior court and a justice court. See Arizona Laws 18-551
  • Damage: means any significant impairment to the integrity or availability of data, computer software, a system or information. See Arizona Laws 18-501
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Deputy director: means the deputy director of the financial institutions division of the department. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Electronic mail message: means a message sent to a unique destination that consists of a unique user name or mailbox and a reference to an internet domain, whether or not displayed, and to which an electronic mail message can be sent or delivered. See Arizona Laws 18-541
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Enterprise: means any person under the jurisdiction of the department other than a financial institution. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Federal deposit insurance corporation: includes any successor to the corporation or other agency or instrumentality of the United States that undertakes to discharge the purposes of the corporation. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Governmental agency: means :

    (a) Any board, commission, department or other administrative unit of this state established by the Constitution of Arizona or by enactment of the legislature and includes the legislature, the courts and the governor. See Arizona Laws 18-521

  • Identifying information: means an individual's piece of information that can be used to access an individual's financial accounts or to obtain goods or services and that includes an individual's:

    (a) Social security number. See Arizona Laws 18-541

  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Individual: means a resident of this state who has a principal mailing address in this state as reflected in the records of the person conducting business in this state at the time of the breach. See Arizona Laws 18-551
  • Intentionally deceptive: means any of the following:

    (a) By means of an intentionally and materially false or fraudulent statement. See Arizona Laws 18-501

  • Internet: means the global information system that is logically linked together by a globally unique address space based on the internet protocol, or its subsequent extensions, and that is able to support communications using the transmission control protocol or internet protocol suite, or its subsequent extensions, or other internet protocol compatible protocols, and that provides, uses or makes accessible, either publicly or privately, high level services layered on the communications and related infrastructure described in this paragraph. See Arizona Laws 18-501
  • Internet: means collectively the myriad of computer and telecommunications facilities, including equipment and operating software, that comprise the interconnected worldwide network of networks that employ the transmission control protocol or internet protocol, or any predecessor or successor protocols to such protocol, to communicate information of all kinds by wire or radio. See Arizona Laws 18-541
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • License: means a license issued under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Licensee: means a person licensed under this article. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage broker: means a person who is not exempt under section 6-902 and who for compensation or in the expectation of compensation either directly or indirectly makes, negotiates or offers to make or negotiate a mortgage loan. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Mortgage loan: means a loan secured by a mortgage or deed of trust or any lien interest on real estate located in this state created with the consent of the owner of the real estate. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgage loan closing: means the day by which all documents relating to the mortgage loan have been executed and recorded and all monies have been accounted for under the terms of the escrow instructions. See Arizona Laws 6-901
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • Owner or operator: means the owner or lessee of a computer or someone using the computer with the owner's or lessee's authorization. See Arizona Laws 18-501
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company or other organization or any combination of these entities. See Arizona Laws 18-501
  • Personally identifiable information: means any of the following with respect to an individual who is an owner or operator of a computer:

    (a) First name or first initial in combination with last name. See Arizona Laws 18-501

  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Prosecution agency: means the attorney general, a county attorney or a municipal prosecutor. See Arizona Laws 18-551
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Security incident: means an event that creates reasonable suspicion that a person's information systems or computerized data may have been compromised or that measures put in place to protect the person's information systems or computerized data may have failed. See Arizona Laws 18-551
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Title: includes this title, title 32, chapters 9 and 36 and Title 44, Chapter 2. See Arizona Laws 6-101
  • Transmit: means to transfer, send or make available computer software, or any component of computer software, via the internet or any other medium, including local area networks of computers, any other nonwire transmission and a disk or other data storage device. See Arizona Laws 18-501
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Web page: means a location with respect to the worldwide web that has a single uniform resource locator or other single location with respect to the internet. See Arizona Laws 18-541