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Table Of Contents  CertiGuide to Security+
 9  Glossary

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SSH (Secure Shell)



A method for secure access to a remote computer

http://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/sDefinition/0,,sid14_gci214091,00.html

Stealth ports

Ports which are open (therefore vulnerable) its existence being known

http://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/sDefinition/0,,sid14_gci541380,00.html

Sub Seven

A backdoor similar to NetBus or Back Orifice

http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/backdoor.subseven.html

Switch

Similar to a hub however it learns MAC addresses of connected devices and creates a virtual circuit. IDS needs a tap to work on a switched network

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

SWP (Secure WLAN Protocol)

An upcoming protocol

http://www.infoworld.com/articles/hn/xml/02/04/19/020419hnfunk.xml

Symmetric

Encryption which uses the same key (shared secret). Refer to asymmetric

http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/0,289893,sid9_gci518887,00.html

SYN flood

Making requests using the TCP 3-way handshake faster than a resource can support them. A type of DoS attack

http://www.iss.net/security_center/advice/Exploits/TCP/SYN_flood/default.htm


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