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Glossary definition: Remediation

Remediation: Solutions to Resolve Technical Issues

Remediation is the process of addressing a problem, issue, or deficiency in order to restore a system, process, or environment to an acceptable level of performance. It is commonly used in environmental engineering and restoration to refer to the restoration of a contaminated site to an acceptable level of contamination. In software engineering, it refers to the process of correcting errors or vulnerabilities in a system or application. In education, it is the process of providing support and instruction to students who are struggling to meet the academic standards of their grade level. In business, it is the process of correcting deficiencies in a process or system in order to improve performance. Remediation can also refer to the process of restoring a data system after a security breach or other malicious attack.