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  Information in a specific representation, usually as a sequence of symbols that have meaning.
CNSSI 4009-2015 from IETF RFC 4949 Ver 2

  A variable-length string of zero or more (eight-bit) bytes.
NIST SP 800-56B Rev. 2 under Data
NIST SP 800-56B Rev. 1 [Superseded] under Data

  Distinct pieces of digital information that have been formatted in a specific way.
NIST SP 800-86 under Data

  Pieces of information from which “understandable information” is derived.
NIST SP 800-88 Rev. 1 under Data

  A subset of information in an electronic format that allows it to be retrieved or transmitted.
NIST SP 1800-25B under Data from CNSSI 4009-2015
NIST SP 1800-26B under Data from CNSSI 4009-2015

  A representation of information as stored or transmitted.
NISTIR 4734 under Data

  Any piece of information suitable for use in a computer.
NISTIR 7693 under Data

  A representation of information, including digital and non-digital formats.
NIST Privacy Framework Version 1.0 under Data