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Security+™ Fast Pass by James M. Stewart

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Glossary

3DES

See Triple-DES (3DES).

802.11

See IEEE 802.11.

acceptable use policy

Agreed-upon principles set forth by a company to govern how the employees of that company may use resources such as computers and Internet access.

access control

The means of giving or restricting user access to network resources. This is usually accomplished through the use of an access control list (ACL).

access control list (ACL)

A list of rights that an object has to resources in the network.

accountability

The act of being responsible for an item. The administrator is often accountable for the network and the resources on it.

acknowledgment (ACK)

A message confirming that a data packet was received. This occurs at the Transport layer of the OSI model.

ACL

See access control ...

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