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Security+ 401 Acro

All Acronyms recommended for Security+ 401 exam

QuestionAnswer
3DES 6.2 : Triple Digital Encryption Standard
802.1x 1.2 : Authenticate and Secure wireless and wired LANs
AAA : Authentication, Authorization and Accounting
ACL 5.2 : Access Control List
AES 6.2 : Advanced Encryption Standard
AES256 6.2 : Advanced Encryption Standards 256-bit
AH : Authentication Header
ALE 2.1 : Annualized Loss Expectancy
AP : Access Point
API 3.6 : Application Programming Interface
APT 2.1 : Advanced Persistent Threat
ARO 2.1 : Annualized Rate of Occurrence
ARP 1.4 : Address Resolution Protocol
ASLR : Address Space Layout Randomization
ASP : Application Service Provider
AUP 2.1 : Acceptable Use Policy
AV 4.3 : Antivirus
BAC 2.8 : Business Availability Center
BCP 2.8 : Business Continuity Planning
BIA 2.8 : Business Impact Analysis
BIOS : Basic Input/Output System
BPA 2.2 : Business Partners Agreement
BPDU : Bridge Protocol Data Unit
BYOD 4.2 : Bring Your Own Device
CA 6.3 : Certificate Authority
CAC 5.2 : Common Access Card
CAN 1.1 : Controller Area Network
CAPTCHA 5.2 : Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart
CAR : Corrective Action Report
CCMP 1.5 : Counter-mode/CBC-MAC Protocol
CCTV 2.8 : Closed-Circuit Television
CERT 2.5 : Computer Emergency Response Team
CFB : Cipher Feedback
CHAP 5.2 : Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol
CIO : Chief Information Officer
CIRT 2.5 : Computer Incident Response Team
CMS : Content Management System
COOP 2.8 : Continuity Of Operation Planning
CP 2.8 : Contingency Planning
CRC : Cyclical Redundancy Check
CRL 6.3 : Certificate Revocation List
CRM : Customer Relationship Management
CSO : Chief Security Officer
CSP 1.3 : Cloud Service Provider
CSR 6.3 : Certificate Signing Request
CSRF 3.5 : Cross-Site Request Forgery
CSU : Channel Service Unit
CTO : Chief Technology Officer
DAC 5.2 : Discretionary Access Control
DBA : Database Administrator
DDoS 3.2 : Distributed Denial of Service
DEP : Data Execution Prevention
DES 6.2 : Digital Encryption Standard
DHCP 1.4 : Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
DHE 6.2 : Data-Handling Electronics
DHE 6.2 : Diffie-Hellman Ephemeral
DLL : Dynamic Link Library
DLP 2.3 : Data Loss Prevention
DMZ 1.3 : Demilitarized Zone
DNAT 1.3 : Destination Network Address Transaction
DNS 1.4 : Domain Name Service (Server)
DoS 3.2 : Denial of Service
DRP 2.8 : Disaster Recovery Plan
DSA 6.2 : Digital Signature Algorithm
DSL : Digital Subscriber Line
DSU : Data Service Unit
EAP 1.5 : Extensible Authentication Protocol
ECC 6.1 : Elliptic Curve Cryptography
ECDHE 6.2 : Elliptic Curve Diffie-Hellman Exchange
ECDSA 6.1 : Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm
EFS : Encrypted File System
EMI : Electromagnetic Interference
ERP : Enterprise Resource Planning
ESN : Electronic Serial Number
ESP : Encapsulated Security Payload
FACL : File system Access Control List
FCoE 1.4 : Fibre Channel over Ethernet
FDE 4.4 : Full Disk Encryption
FQDN : Fully Qualified Domain Name
FRR : FALSE Rejection Rate
FTP 1.4 : File Transfer Protocol
FTPS 1.4 : Secured File Transfer Protocol
GCM : Galois Counter Mode
GPG 6.2 : GNU Privacy Guard
GPO 5.3 : Group Policy Object
GPS 4.2 : Global Positioning System
GPU : Graphic Processing Unit
GRE : Generic Routing Encapsulation
HA 2.8 : High Availability
HDD : Hard Disk Drive
HIDS 4.3 : Host-based Intrusion Detection System
HIPS 4.3 : Host-based Intrusion Prevention System
HMAC 6.2 : Hashed Message Authentication Code
HOTP 5.2 : HMAC-based One Time Password
HSM 4.4 : Hardware Security Module
HSRP : Hot Standby Router Protocol
HTML 1.4 : Hypertext Markup Language
HTTP 1.4 : Hypertext Transfer Protocol
HTTPS 1.4 : Hypertext Transfer Protocol over SSL
HVAC 2.7 : Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
IaaS 1.3 : Infrastructure as a Service
ICMP 1.4 : Internet Control Message Protocol
ICS : Industrial Control Systems
ID : Identification
IDEA : International Data Encryption Algorithm
IDF : Intermediate Distribution Frame
IdP : Identity Provider
IDS 1.1 : Intrusion Detection System
IKE 6.1 : Internet Key Exchange
IM : Instant Messaging
IMAP4 1.4 : Internet Message Access Protocol v4
IoT : Internet of Things
IP : Internet Protocol
IPS 1.1 : Intrusion Prevention System
IPSec 1.4 : Internet Protocol Security
IPv4 1.4 : IP version 4 (x.x.x.x)
IPv6 1.4 : IP version 6 (FE80:FF00:FF00:FF00:FF00:FF00:FF00:FF00)
IR 2.5 : Incident Response
IRC 1.4 : Internet Relay Chat
IRP 2.5 : Incident Response Procedure
ISA 2.2 : Interconnection Security Agreement
iSCSI 1.4 : Internet Small Computer System Interface (TCP based Storage Area Network)
ISP : Internet Service Provider
ISSO : Information Systems Security Officer
ITCP 2.8 : IT Contingency Plan
IV : Initialization Vector
JBOD : Just a Bunch Of Disks
KDC 5.1 : Key Distribution Center
KEK : Key Encryption Key
L2TP : Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol
LAN 1.1 : Local Area Network
LDAP 5.1 : Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
LEAP 1.5 : Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol
MaaS 1.3 : Monitoring as a Service
MAC 2.9 or : Mandatory Access Control or Media Access Control or Message Authentication Code
MAN 1.1 : Metropolitan Area Network
MBR 4.4 : Master Boot Record
MD5 6.2 : Message Digest 5
MDF : Main Distribution Frame
MITM 3.2 : Man-In-The-Middle
MOU 2.2 : Memorandum Of Understanding
MPLS : Multi-Protocol Layer Switch
MSCHAP 5.3 : Microsoft Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol
MTBF 2.1 : Mean Time Between Failures
MTTF 2.1 : Mean Time To Failure
MTTR 2.1 : Mean Time To Recover
MTU : Maximum Transmission Unit
NAC 1.3 : Network Access Control
NAT 1.3 : Network Address Translation
NDA 2.2 : Non-Disclosure Agreement
NFC 3.4 : Near Field Communication
NIDS 3.6 : Network-based Intrusion Detection System
NIPS 3.6 : Network-based Intrusion Prevention System
NIST : National Institute of Standards and Technology
NOS 1.1 : Network Operating System
NTFS : New Technology File System
NTLM 6.2 : New Technology LANMAN
NTP 1.1 : Network Time Protocol
OAUTH 1.5 : Open Authorization
OCSP 6.3 : Online Certificate Status Protocol
OLA 2.2 : Open License Agreement
OS : Operating System
OVAL : Open Vulnerability Assessment Language
P2P : Peer to Peer
PaaS 1.3 : Platform as a Service
PAC : Proxy Auto Configuration
PAM : Pluggable Authentication Modules
PAP 5.2 : Password Authentication Protocol
PAT : Port Address Translation
PBKDF2 6.2 : Password-Based Key Derivation Function 2
PBX : Private Branch Exchange
PCAP : Packet Capture
PEAP 1.5 : Protected Extensible Authentication Protocol
PED : Personal Electronic Device
PFS : Perfect Forward Secrecy
PGP : Pretty Good Privacy
PII : Personally Identifiable Information
PIV : Personal Identity Verification
PKI 6.3 : Public Key Infrastructure
POTS : Plain Old Telephone Service
PPP : Point-to-Point Protocol
PPTP : Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol
PSK : Pre-Shared Key
PTZ : Pan-Tilt-Zoom
RA : Recovery Agent
RA : Registration Authority
RAD : Rapid Application Development
RADIUS 5.1 : Remote Authentication Dial-In User Server
RAID : Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks
RAS : Remote Access Server
RBAC : Role-Based Access Control
RBAC : Rule-Based Access Control
RC4 6.2 : RSA Variable Key Size Encryption Algorithm
RDP 1.4 : Remote Desktop Protocol
RIPEMD 6.2 : RACE Integrity Primitives Evaluation Message Digest
ROI : Return On Investment
RPO : Recovery Point Objective
RSA 6.2 : Rivest, Shamir and Adleman
RTBH : Remote Triggered Black Hole
RTO : Recovery Time Objective
RTP : Real-time Transport Protocol
S/MIME 1.4 : Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
SaaS 1.3 : Software as a Service
SAML 5.1 : Security Assertions Markup Language
SAN 4.4 : Storage Area Network
SCADA 4.5 : System Control and Data Acquisition
SCAP : Security Content Automation Protocol
SCEP : Simple Certificate Enrollment Protocol
SCP 1.4 : Secure Copy
SCSI : Small Computer System Interface
SDLC : Software Development Life Cycle
SDLM : Software Development Life Cycle Methodology
SEH : Structured Exception Handler
SFTP 1.4 : Secured File Transfer Protocol
SHA : Secure Hashing Algorithm
SHTTP 1.4 : Secure Hypertext Transfer Protocol
SIEM : Security Information and Event Management
SIM : Subscriber Identity Module
SLA 2.2 : Service Level Agreement
SLE 2.1 : Single Loss Expectancy
SMS : Short Message Service
SMTP 1.4 : Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
SMTPS 1.4 : Simple Mail Transfer Protocol Secure
SNMP 1.4 : Simple Network Management Protocol
SOAP : Simple Object Access Protocol
SONET : Synchronous Optical Network Technologies
SPIM 3.2 : Spam over Internet Messaging
SQL : Structured Query Language
SSD : Solid State Drive
SSH 1.4 : Secure Shell
SSL 1.4 : Secure Sockets Layer
SSO : Single Sign-On
STP : Shielded Twisted Pair or Spanning Tree Protocol
TACACS+ 5.1 : Terminal Access Controller Access control system
TCP/IP 1.4 : Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
Telnet 1.4 : Unsecured remote access terminal emulator replaced with SSH
TFTP 1.4 : Trivial File Transfer Protocol
TGT : Ticket Granting Ticket
TKIP 1.5 : Temporal Key Integrity Protocol
TLS 1.4 : Transport Layer Security
TOTP 5.2 : Time-based One-Time Password
TPM 4.4 : Trusted Platform Module
TSIG : Transaction Signature
UAT : User Acceptance Testing
UDP : User Datagram Protocol
UEFI : Unified Extensible Firmware Interface
UPS : Uninterruptable Power Supply
URI : Uniform Resource Identifier
URL : Universal Resource Locator
USB : Universal Serial Bus
UTM : Unified Threat Management
UTP : Unshielded Twisted Pair
VDI : Virtualization Desktop Infrastructure
VLAN 1.3 : Virtual Local Area Network
VLSM : Variable Length Subnet Masking
VM : Virtual Machine
VoIP : Voice over IP
VPN : Virtual Private Network
VTC : Video Teleconferencing
WAF : Web-Application Firewall
WAP : Wireless Access Point
WEP 1.5 : Wired Equivalent Privacy
WIDS 3.6 : Wireless Intrusion Detection System
WIPS 3.6 : Wireless Intrusion Prevention System
WPA 1.5 : WiFi Protected Access
WPA2 1.5 : WiFi Protected Access 2
WPS : WiFi Protected Setup
WTLS : Wireless TLS
XML : Extensible Markup Language
XSRF 3.5 : Cross-Site Request Forgery
XSS 3.5 : Cross-Site Scripting
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