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a program that monitors and analyzes network traffic, detecting bottlenecks and problems.
performed by the client in a client–server relationship in a computer network.
An operating system developed by Microsoft released July 2015 and designed to run across devices with multiple form factors - PC, tablet, smartphone, Xbox and HoloLens.
a Web application framework developed and marketed by Microsoft to allow programmers to build dynamic Web sites, Web applications and Web services.
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…
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…
being kept in memory/on disks, most frequently being applied to databases, media banks and backup-recovery solutions.
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…
an open source network intrusion detection and prevention system (NIDS/NIPS).
the property of an object which allows it to be uniquely specified.
A software (and sometimes hardware) module which perform keystroke logging (more often called keylogging or "keyloggers"), which is the action of tracking (or logging) the keys struck on a keyboard, t…
An open source virtual private networking application written by James Yoan and published under the General Public License (GPL).
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 protocol suite for securing Internet Protocol (IP) communications by authenticating and encrypting each IP packet of a communication session. IPsec also include…
an attack technique which sends spoofed Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) messages to Local Area Network (LAN). The idea is to identify attacker's MAC address as the address of another…
The art of responding to incidents in an organized and thoughtful manner.
Use for questions about security practices used by banks and other financial institutions.
a signed token provided by a server to a client which can be used to validate certain claims, e.g. identity, that can be used for a third party, e.g. a service provider.
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…
the process of discovering the technological principles of a human made device, object or system through analysis of its structure, function and operation.
the identification, assessment, and prioritization of risks - defined in ISO 31000 as the effect of uncertainty on objectives, whether positive or negative - followed by coordinated…
a collection of computer programs and related data that provides the instructions for telling a computer what to do and how to do it.
a directory service created by Microsoft for Windows domain networks. It provides a central location for network administration and security.
For questions about the step of the SSL/TLS handshake where the cipher is negotiated between the client and the server. This tag could also be used for questions about which ciphers to support in your…
One-time password (OTP) protocols and implementations (software and hardware)
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.
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.
the act of manipulating people into performing actions or divulging confidential information.
A Media Access Control address (MAC address) is a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications on the physical network segment.
a way of organizing information on a storage device like a computer hard drive.