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CEH® Certified Ethical Hacker Study Guide by Kimberly Graves

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Glossary

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access control list (ACL)

A table that maintains a detailed list of permissions or access rights granted to users or groups with respect to file directory, individual file, or network resource access.

access point (AP)

A piece of wireless communications hardware that creates a central point of wireless connectivity.

active attack

An attack that can be detected and is therefore said to leave a footprint.

Active Directory (AD)

A Windows directory that stores information about resources on the network and provides a means of centrally organizing, managing, and controlling access to those resources.

Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)

A TCP/IP protocol used to resolve a node's physical address from a provided IP address.

agent

A software routine that ...

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