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Table Of Contents  CertiGuide to Security+
 9  Glossary

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SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol)



Is a collection of network management stations and network elements

http://searchnetworking.techtarget.com/sDefinition/0,,sid7_gci214221,00.html

http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1157.html

Smurf

A form of a spoof attack. By broadcasting a ping with a false address a site can experience a DoS due to overwhelm

http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-1998-01.html

Snapshot backup

Provide backups that are an image copy created instantly at a point in time without forcing users to close files for the backup

http://storagemagazine.techtarget.com/strgFeature/0,291266,sid35_gci828732,00.html

Sniffing

The digital equivalent to wiretapping

http://www.surasoft.com/tut/packsniffing.htm

Social engineering

An intrusion that relies on human interaction instead of technical vulnerabilities

http://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/sDefinition/0,,sid14_gci531120,00.html

Spam

Formal name: UCE (Unsolicited Commercial Email). A form of bulk electronic email that consumes both technical and human resources

http://searchsystemsmanagement.techtarget.com/sDefinition/0,,sid20_gci213031,00.html

Spim

Spam over Instant Messaging

http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/s/spim.html


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