Glossary

ASIC. (Application-Specific Integrated Circuit) A silicon chip which is designed with specific functionalities. Having the ability to process specific functions on a dedicated ASIC chip helps offload the system main processor from having to perform the task.

Packet Fragmentation. IP packets that are fragmented when the packet is larger then the network path maximum transmission unit (MTU). A typical Ethernet network has a 1518 Bytes size MTU.

Jumbo Frame. Ethernet frame sizes that are above 1518 Bytes. A typical jumbo frame size would be 9000 Bytes.

RBL. (Real-Time Black List) An anti-spam database consisting of black listed IP address which servers that is updated frequently.

Attack vector. It is one of the ways or paths that can be ...

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