Glossary of Key Terms
802.11 A set of protocol standards, defined by IEEE, for wireless digital communications. There have been several defined: 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, and 802.11ac.
access control list (ACL) The list of permissions granted or denied that is attached to a file or folder.
account lockout policy A policy setting that locks a user out of a computer if he enters a password incorrectly a specified number of times. This setting is designed to thwart an intruder who uses a password-cracking utility in an attempt to compromise a user account.
Action Center A Windows 10 tool that provides a common location for all security-related configurations, as well as information on device-related problems.
Active Directory (AD) The ...