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Security Strategies in Web Applications and Social Networking by Mike Harwood

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Glossary of Key Terms

A

Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)

Also known as Rijndael, a block cipher encryption standard that creates keys from 128 bits to 256 bits in length.

Adware

Adware is any software application in which advertising banners are displayed while the program is running.

Affiliate marketing

In this model, companies affiliated with advertising agencies place ads on their sites for a financial incentive.

Analog transmissions

A method for voice transmissions using a continuous signal that varies in frequency, amplitude, and range.

Application hardening

The process of securing applications in use on a network.

Archie

The early search tool of Gopher.

ARPANET

The first computer network based on the packet-switching principle.

Attack

Execution of a plan ...

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