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Internet Security Dictionary

Phoha, Vir V.

2002, XX, 264 p.

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ecent years have seen an explosive growth of the Internet. When the Internetpassedfromgovernmentandacademicrealmstothepublicsec- Rtor,itbroughtalongalaissez-faireattitudeaboutsecurity. Itsexplosive growth, ?aws in its basic structure, its facilitation of instant access to inf- mation repositories, and its widespread availability has made it increasingly vulnerable.Therehavebeenmanymaliciousattempts,or attackstoexploitthis vulnerabilityoftheInternetfromallovertheworld;theattacksontheInternet havekeptpacewiththegrowthoftheInternet. The natural instinct of individuals, organizations, and nations to protect themselves against attacks and operational intrusions or upsets inthe?owof information has spawned a high level of interest, research activity, and te- nological developments in the Internet security ?eld. New securityprotocols, and new countermeasures against attacks that break, slow, or inconvenience usersandorganizationsareevolvingeveryday.Thesedevelopmentsconstantly introduce new terms and concepts into the Internet security vocabulary. - thoughnascent,the?eldhasgainedsuf?cientmaturitythatitsvocabularycan begintobestandardizedforcommonusebyprofessionals.Thisdictionaryis anefforttoorganizeandde?nethesetermspreciselyandcoherently. PURPOSE AND SCOPE Thepurposeofthisdictionaryistoprovidereliablede?nitionsanddescr- tionsofInternetsecuritytermsinclearandpreciseEnglish.Designedasatool tobringaboutacommonunderstandingoftechnicaltermstothelayuserand theprofessional,thedictionarywillserveasanintroductiontoInternetsecurity for the nonprofessional user who is looking for the precise meaning(s) of a speci?ctermorforacursoryoverviewofthe?eld.Thisdictionaryshouldalso serveasareferenceforthesecurityprofessionalwhoisanexpertinaspecialized ix Preface ......................................................................................................................................... . . . . . . . . . . . areaandwhomayneedtorefertopreciseorcommonlyacceptedmeaningsof terms. Thetermscollectedinthisdictionaryarethoseusedbyresearchers,desi- ers,developers,manufacturers,vendors,systemadministrators,andotherusers of Internet security technology. These terms were taken primarily from the technical literature, including journal articles and magazines, books, and - questsforComments(RFCs). This dictionary covers eight main areas: (1) authentication, including biometrics, encryption/public key infrastructure, digital signatures, ti- stamping, and certi?cate management; (2) encryption; (3) network-level- curity,includingIP,IPsec,SHTTP,andSSL;(4)?rewallsandremotem- agement; (5) Internet security policies, risk analysis, integration across platforms, management and auditing; (6) mobile code security,Java/Active X/scripts, and mobile agent code; (7) virus protectionandintrusiondet- tion; and (8) security in Internet commerce. Since the TCP/IP protocol is at the heart of Internet routing, this dictionary containsmanytermsrelated toserverprocesses,TCP/IP,androutingaswell.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Internet - Internet banking - Protection - Signatur - auditing - authentication - code - digital - digital signature - encryption - firewall - information - intrusion detection - metrics - security

Related subjects » Communication Networks - Security and Cryptology - Theoretical Computer Science

Table of contents 

*Preface * Organization and usage notes * Advisory editorial board * Internet security terms * Commonly used abbreviations and acronyms * Bibliography * Appendixes: (A)Select annotated list of security related RFCs sorted by RFC number; (B)List of security standards; (C)List of annotated web resources * Index

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