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Burp Suite is a popular platform for performing security testing of web applications. It can also be used by a malicious party to analyze and attack web applications. Implemented in Java.
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a cryptographic hash function with a 128-bit (16-byte) output, now deprecated
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Defense is the use of security countermeasures to protect the integrity of the information assets in an IT system and/or infrastructure.
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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…
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Access control based on user, group, or global access.
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Detection is the act of discovering and/or determining the existence, presence, or fact of something.
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Secure deletion of data.
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One-time password (OTP) protocols and implementations (software and hardware)
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Active Directory (AD) is a directory service created by Microsoft for Windows domain networks. It provides a central location for network administration and security.
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Details on how data is being kept in memory/on disks, most frequently being applied to databases, media banks and backup-recovery solutions.
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A set of rules for employees of a corporation related to the use of information technology equipment and systems.
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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.
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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.
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Formal education and training in preparation for the practice of a profession.
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An open source virtual private networking application written by James Yoan and published under the General Public License (GPL).
Identity is the property of an object which allows it to be uniquely specified.
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Security relative to source-code edition, protection and management.
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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…
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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.
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Email spoofing refers to the process of sending fraudulent emails that appears to be from someone that it is not.
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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.
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Gmail is a free e-mail service provided by Google.
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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.
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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.
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Use for questions about security practices used by banks and other financial institutions.
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A Trusted Platform Module (TPM) is a secure coprocessor found in some x86-based computers that provides cryptographic operations and system integrity measurements.
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Short message (or messaging) service, a system that enables cellular phone users to send and receive text messages.
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A sniffer is a program that monitors and analyzes network traffic, detecting bottlenecks and problems.
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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…
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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.
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) is a dictionary to describe known vulnerabilities.
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