This glossary contains the key terms from the book. Terms from each chapter’s “Define Key Terms” task are defined here.
802.11 standard The generic name of a family of protocols and standards used for wireless networking. These standards define the rules for communication. Some, such as 802.11i, are relatively new, whereas others, such as 802.11a, have been established for some time.
802.11i standard An amendment to the 802.11 standard. 802.11i uses Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA2) and Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) as a replacement for RC4 encryption.
acceptable use policy (AUP) A policy that defines what employees, contractors, and third parties can and cannot do with the organization’s IT infrastructure and its assets. ...