Definitions for "Denial of Service"
Act of preventing customers, users, clients, or other machines from accessing data on a computer. Denial of service is usually accomplished by interrupting or overwhelming the computer with bad or excessive information requests.
Often abbreviated "DoS" - a form of attack intended to disrupt or halt a server's functionality, usually by flooding it with massive amounts of data.
The state of being unavailable or unobtainable for use when needed. See Security Attributes: Authenticity, Integrity, Confidentiality .
When a health plan either refuses to pay for a medical procedure received by a patient or refuses to authorize a patient to receive a certain service.
Keywords:  dos, see
See DoS.