is any electronic computing or communications device or the applications running thereon which can create, access, transmit or receive data. Systems are typically connected to digital networks. Examples of Systems include:

  • A computer system whether or not connected to a data network,
  • A database application used by an individual or a set of clients,
  • A computer system used to connect over a network to another computer system,
  • An analog or digital voice mail system,
  • Data network segments including wireless data networks,
  • Portable digital assistants / tablets, and
  • Cellular (smart) phones