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CompTIA Security+ Acronyms Flashcards

AcronymDefinition
ACLAccess Control List
LANLocal Area Network
WANWide Area Network
WAPWireless Access Point
WLANWireless Local Area Network
WEPWired Equivalent Privacy
WPAWi-Fi Protected Access
AESAdvanced Encryption Standard
ALEAnnualized Loss Expectancy
ARPAddress Resolution Protocol
AUPAcceptable Use Policy
CACertificate Authority
DOSDenial Of Service
DDOSDistributed Denial of Service
DESDigital Encryption Standard
DMZDemilitarized Zone
EAPExtensible Authentication Protocol
HIDSHost Based Intrusion Detection System
HIPSHost Based Intrusion Prevention System
HVACHeating, Ventilation Air Conditioning
NIPSNetwork Based Intrusion Prevention System
NIDSNetwork Based Intrusion Detection System
ICMPInternet Control Message Protocol
IPSECInternet Protocol Security
L2TPLayer 2 Tunneling Protocol
MAC (Address)Media Access Control
MD5Message Digest 5
SHASecured Hash Algorithm
NACNetwork Access Control
NATNetwork Address Translation
PATPort Address Translation (Aka NAT Overload)
PGPPretty Good Privacy
PIIPersonally Identifiable Information
PKIPublic Key Infrastructure
VLANVirtual Local Area Network
TPMTrusted Platform Module
LANMANLocal Area Network Manager
MACMandatory Access Control
RBACRole/Rule Based Access Control
DACDiscretionary Access Control
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DMZ
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Demilitarized Zone
Front
MD5
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Message Digest 5
Front
LANMAN
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Local Area Network Manager
Front
PAT
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Port Address Translation (Aka NAT Overload)
Front
NIPS
Back
Network Based Intrusion Prevention System
Front
MAC (Address)
Back
Media Access Control
Front
PKI
Back
Public Key Infrastructure
Front
CA
Back
Certificate Authority
Front
L2TP
Back
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol
Front
WPA
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Wi-Fi Protected Access
Front
IPSEC
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Internet Protocol Security
Front
NAT
Back
Network Address Translation
Front
NAC
Back
Network Access Control
Front
AUP
Back
Acceptable Use Policy
Front
WEP
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Wired Equivalent Privacy
Front
RBAC
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Role/Rule Based Access Control
Front
SHA
Back
Secured Hash Algorithm
Front
DDOS
Back
Distributed Denial of Service
Front
WLAN
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Wireless Local Area Network
Front
DOS
Back
Denial Of Service
Front
DES
Back
Digital Encryption Standard
Front
PGP
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Pretty Good Privacy
Front
ALE
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Annualized Loss Expectancy
Front
HIDS
Back
Host Based Intrusion Detection System
Front
WAP
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Wireless Access Point
Front
PII
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Personally Identifiable Information
Front
ARP
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Address Resolution Protocol
Front
AES
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Advanced Encryption Standard
Front
TPM
Back
Trusted Platform Module
Front
LAN
Back
Local Area Network
Front
NIDS
Back
Network Based Intrusion Detection System
Front
ICMP
Back
Internet Control Message Protocol
Front
DAC
Back
Discretionary Access Control
Front
ACL
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Access Control List
Front
WAN
Back
Wide Area Network
Front
EAP
Back
Extensible Authentication Protocol
Front
HIPS
Back
Host Based Intrusion Prevention System
Front
VLAN
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Virtual Local Area Network
Front
MAC
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Mandatory Access Control
Front
HVAC
Back
Heating, Ventilation Air Conditioning
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