N
name resolution

The process of translating (resolving) logical host names to network addresses.

NAT

See Network Address Translation.

National Computing Security Center (NCSC)

The agency that developed the Trusted Computer System Evaluation Criteria (TCSEC) and the Trusted Network Interpretation Environmental Guideline (TNIEG).

National Security Agency (NSA)

The U.S. government agency responsible for protecting U.S. communications and producing foreign intelligence information. It was established by presidential directive in 1952 as a separately organized agency within the Department of Defense (DoD).

nbtstat (NetBIOS over TCP/IP statistics)

The Windows TCP/IP utility that is used to display NetBIOS over TCP/IP statistics. See also ...

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