3DES (Triple Digital Encryption Standard) See “Triple Digital Encryption Standard.”
Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) A policy that states what user responsibilities are with respect to accessing and using information resources within the organization.
Access Control List (ACL) An enumeration of permissions, by group or account, associated with a specific object.
Access Point (AP) The wireless interface connection to a wired network.
Active Directory (AD) A Microsoft Windows technology using a directory service to manage system resources.
Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) The request and reply protocol used to map Network layer addresses (that is, IP address) into Link layer addresses (that is, MAC addresses).