Like this CertiGuide? Get it in PDF format!
Click Here!
Use coupon code "certiguide" to save 20%!
(Expires 2004/12/31)

Also available: 300-question Security+ practice test!
Get It Here!

Custom Search







Table Of Contents  CertiGuide to Security+
 9  Glossary

Previous Topic/Section
F-G
Previous Page
Pages in Current Topic/Section
1
Next Page
I
Next Topic/Section

H

Handshake

A process which two devices establish a communications system

http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/H/handshaking.html

Hardening

The process of making digital break-ins more difficult

http://wssg.berkeley.edu/public/projects/SecurityInfrastructure/reports/SystemHardening/

Hash

Numbers generated from a string of text. Refer to MD5

http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/h/hashing.html

Hijacking

Refer to MITM (Man In The Middle)

http://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/ateQuestionNResponse/0,289625,sid14_cid487139_tax285453,00.html

HMAC (Keyed-Hash Message Authentication Code)

Message authentication using cryptographic hash functions. RFC 2104

http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/cgi-bin/rfc/rfc2104.html

http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/drafts/dfips-HMAC.pdf

Hoax

Any act, document or other object created to deceive

http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/glossary/bldef-hoax.htm

HoneyPot

A decoy system created to slow or stop potential malicious hackers created to deliver false data

http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/H/honeypot.html

Hostile code

Programming created to circumvent proper and secure operations of a system

http://membrane.com/security/java_and_cookies/notes/mobile_code_malware.html

Hot fix

A Microsoft term for bug fixes before formal service paks are released

http://www.entmag.com/news/article.asp?EditorialsID=5165

HTTP (Hyper Text Transport Protocol)

The protocol that makes the World Wide Web operate. Utilizes port 80

http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/H/HTTP.html

HTTPS (Hyper Text Transport Protocol over Secure Sockets Layer)

Combines the Netscape created protocol to create web pages in a secure manner. By default HTTPS uses port 443

http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/S/SSL.html


Previous Topic/Section
F-G
Previous Page
Pages in Current Topic/Section
1
Next Page
I
Next Topic/Section

If you find CertiGuide.com useful, please consider making a small Paypal donation to help the site, using one of the buttons below. You can also donate a custom amount using the far right button (not less than $1 please, or PayPal gets most/all of your money!) In lieu of a larger donation, you may wish to consider buying an inexpensive PDF equivalent of the CertiGuide to Security+ from StudyExam4Less.com. (Use coupon code "certiguide" by December 31, 2004 to save 20%!) Thanks for your support!
Donate $2
Donate $5
Donate $10
Donate $20
Donate $30
Donate: $



Home - Table Of Contents - Contact Us

CertiGuide for Security+ (http://www.CertiGuide.com/secplus/) on CertiGuide.com
Version 1.0 - Version Date: November 15, 2004

Adapted with permission from a work created by Tcat Houser et al.
CertiGuide.com Version Copyright 2004 Charles M. Kozierok. All Rights Reserved.
Not responsible for any loss resulting from the use of this site.