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Accessibility of data is the degree to which the user is able to access and use data.


  • Accessibility involves ensuring that data is stored in a format that is compatible with the tools and applications that will be used to work with it.
  • Accessibility also includes ensuring that appropriate permissions and security protocols are in place to control who has access to the data.


Accessibility is a characteristic of data
Accessibility is preceded by findability
Accessibility is one of the three aspects of data security
  • You have to be able to find the data first, to know if they are accessible.
  • Other aspects of data security are confidentiality and integrity (CIA).


data_quality_dimension/accessibility.txt · Last modified: 2023/10/21 19:01 by peter