- packet filtering
A firewall technology that accepts or rejects packets based on their content.
- packet switching
The process of breaking messages into packets at the sending router for easier transmission over a WAN.
A number of characters often added to data before an operation such as hashing takes place. Most often unique values, known as one-time pads, are added to make the resulting hash unique.
See Password Authentication Protocol (PAP).
The process of breaking a network into smaller components that can be individually protected.
- passive detection
A type of intruder detection that logs all network events to a file for an administrator to view later.
- passive response
A nonactive response, such as logging. ...