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Applications or informational pages, distributed via HTTP or HTTPS, using a web server. Pages are typically interconnected by hyperlinks and may contain forms or even entire applications.
Access control based on user, group, or global access.
Defense is the use of security countermeasures to protect the integrity of the information assets in an IT system and/or infrastructure.
a cryptographic hash function with a 128-bit (16-byte) output, now deprecated
In computing, entropy is the randomness collected by an operating system or application for use in cryptography or other uses that require random data. This randomness is often collected from hardware…
Detection is the act of discovering and/or determining the existence, presence, or fact of something.
Secure deletion of data.
One-time password (OTP) protocols and implementations (software and hardware)
an industry standard used for connecting to and powering peripheral devices (keyboards, mice, cameras, printers, external hard drives, etc) from a computer or other USB capable device.
Active Directory (AD) is a directory service created by Microsoft for Windows domain networks. It provides a central location for network administration and security.
Details on how data is being kept in memory/on disks, most frequently being applied to databases, media banks and backup-recovery solutions.
Reverse engineering is the process of discovering the technological principles of a human made device, object or system through analysis of its structure, function and operation.
An open source virtual private networking application written by James Yoan and published under the General Public License (GPL).
A set of rules for employees of a corporation related to the use of information technology equipment and systems.
Identity is the property of an object which allows it to be uniquely specified.
Formal education and training in preparation for the practice of a profession.
Security relative to source-code edition, protection and management.
In computer security, a shellcode is a small piece of code used as the payload in the exploitation of a software vulnerability. It is called "shellcode" because it typically starts a command shell fro…
A Trusted Platform Module (TPM) is a secure coprocessor found in some x86-based computers that provides cryptographic operations and system integrity measurements.
Computer software, or just software, is a collection of computer programs and related data that provides the instructions for telling a computer what to do and how to do it.
ASP.NET is a Web application framework developed and marketed by Microsoft to allow programmers to build dynamic Web sites, Web applications and Web services.
Email spoofing refers to the process of sending fraudulent emails that appears to be from someone that it is not.
Gmail is a free e-mail service provided by Google.
Storage drives connected by USB devices known otherwise as flash drive, USB stick, USB key and thumb drive. Also includes larger storage devices such as portable hard drives.
A smart card, or chip card, is a fingernail-sized integrated circuit that is often embedded in a credit-card-sized plastic sheet. Smart cards are used as identification badges, banking cards, SIM in m…
Short message (or messaging) service, a system that enables cellular phone users to send and receive text messages.
URL redirection is a technique for making web resources available under more than one URL address, or moved to a different location while maintaining compatibility with previously published URLs.
Use for questions about security practices used by banks and other financial institutions.
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) is a dictionary to describe known vulnerabilities.
BCrypt is an adaptive cryptographic hash function for passwords. It incorporate a salt to protect against rainbow table attacks and is also an adaptive hash - over time it can be made slower and slowe…
A sniffer is a program that monitors and analyzes network traffic, detecting bottlenecks and problems.
A description of a state of benevolence that exists between two or more parties. A measurement of the confidence in a benign outcome of a transaction involving two or more parties.
A smartphone is a mobile device which combines many of the basic features of personal computing such as email, media playback and web browsing, with the traditional features of a telephone.
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec) is a protocol suite for securing Internet Protocol (IP) communications by authenticating and encrypting each IP packet of a communication session. IPsec also include…