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Security Chapter 8

Terms for Robert

TermDefinition
Access Log A log that can provide details
Audit Log A log that is used to record which user performed an action and what that action was
Cloud Computing A pay per use computing model in which customers pay only for the online computing resources that they need and the resources can be easily scaled
Cloud Storage A cloud system that has no computational capabilities but provides remote file storage
Community Cloud A cloud that is open only to specific organizations that have common concerns
Disabling Unused Interfaces A security technique to turn off ports on a network device that are not required
Event Log Log that documents any unsuccessful events and the most significant successful events
Fibre Channel A high speed storage network protocol that can transmit up to 16 gigabits per second
Fibre Channel over ethernet A high speed storage network protocol that encapsulates fibre channel frames over ethernet networks
File Transfer Protocol An unsecure TCP/IP protocol that is commonly used for transferring files
Flood Guard A feature that controls a devices tolerance for unanswered service requests and helps to prevent a DoS or DDoS attack
FTP Secure A TCP/IP protocol that uses Secure Sockets Layer or Transport Layer Security to encrypt commands sent over the control port in an FTP session
Host Availability The ability to quickly make new virtual server machines available
Host Elasticity The ability to easily expand or contract resources in a virtualized enviroment
Host Virtualization A type of virtualization in which an entire operating system environment is simulated
Hybrid Cloud A combination of public and private clouds
IEEE 802.1X A standard that authenticates users on a per switch port basis by permitting access to valid uses but effectively disabling the port if authentication fails
Infrastructure as a Service A cloud computing model in which customers have the highest level of control and can deploy and run their own software
Internet Control Message Protocol A TCP/IP protocol that is used by devices to communicate updates or error information to other devices
Internet Protocol Version 6 The next generation of the IP protocol that addresses weaknesses of IPv4 and provides signifigant improvements
IP Telephony Using a data bases IP network to add digital vioce clients and new voice applications onto the IP network
ISCSI An IP based storage networking standard for linking data storage facilities
Log A record of events that occur
Loop Protection Technique to prevent broadcast storms by using the IEEE 802.1d standard spanning tree algorithm
MAC Limiting and Filtering A security technique to limit the number of media access control addresses allowed on a single port
NetBIOS An older transport protocol used by microsoft windows systems for allowing on a single port
Patch Compatibility The Impact of a patch on other software or even hardware
Platform as a Service A cloud service in which consumers can install and run their own specialized applications on the cloud computing network
Private Cloud A cloud that is created and maintained on a private network
Public Cloud A cloud in which the services and infrastructure are offered to all users with access provide remotely through the internet
Rule Based Management The process of administration that relies on following procedural and technical rules
Sandboxing Using a virtual machine to run a suspicious program to determine if it is malware
Secure Copy Protocol A TCP IP protocol used mainly UNIX and Linux devices that securely transports files by encrypting files and commands
Secure FTP A secure TCP/IP protocol that is used for transporting files by encrypting and compressing all data and commands
Security Control Testing Testing the exsisting security configuration
Security Log Log that can reveal the types of attacks that are being directed at the network and if any of the attacks were successful
Simple Network Management Protocol A TCP/IP protocol that exchanges management information between networked devices. it allows network administrators to remotely monitor manage and configure devices on the network
Snapshot An instance of a particular state of a virtual machine that can be saved for later use
Software as a Service A model of cloud computing in which the vendor provides access to the vendors software applications running on a cloud infrastructure
Storage Area Network A dedicated network storage facility that provides access to data storage over a high speed network
Telnet An older TCP/IP protocol and an application used for text-based communication
Transmission Control Protocol The Most Common Protocol suite used today for local are networks and the internet
Trivial File Transfer Protocol A light version of FTP that used a small amount of memory and has limited functionality
Virtualization A means of managing and presenting computer resources by function without regard to their physical layout or location
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