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Mike Meyers' CompTIA Security+ Certification Guide (Exam SY0-401) by Mike Meyers

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GLOSSARY

802.1X A port-based authentication mechanism for networks; it usually requires authentication from the connecting client, and sometimes even the user. 802.1X is very often seen in enterprise wireless solutions, as well as hardwired Ethernet infrastructures.

802.11 See IEEE 802.11.

802.11i A wireless standard that added security features; also known as WPA2.

AAA (authentication, authorization, and accounting) See authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA).

acceptable use policy (AUP) Organizational policy that describes both acceptable and unacceptable actions when using organizational computing resources, as well as the consequences of unacceptable use.

access control All-inclusive term that defines the degree of access granted ...

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