Universal Serial Bus A hardware interface for low-speed peripherals such as the keyboard
An ordered sequence of bytes. See NIST SP 800-56B Rev. 1 and NIST SP 800-56A Rev. 2
An algorithm that, given the same inputs, always produces the same outputs.
An environmentally conditioned work space that is partially equipped with information
A measurable physical characteristic or personal behavioral trait used
The systematic notification, identification, deployment, installation, and verification
A uniform resource identifier, or URI, is a short string containing a name or address
Federal Desktop Core Configuration OMB-mandated set of security configurations
The amount of time mission/business process can be disrupted
See “Packet Filtering”. See NIST SP 800-41 Rev. 1 under Stateless Inspection
A process used to generate an unpredictable series of numbers.
ROM is a pre-recorded storage medium that can only be read from and not written to.
The point in time to which data must be recovered after an outage.
The U.S. government repository of standards-based vulnerability management data
A mechanism for mapping addresses on one network to addresses on another network
A form of contactless, close proximity, radio communications based on RFID
Refers to the ability to deduce the identity of a person associated with a set of data
An instance of an information type. Meaningful interpretation or expression of data.
A physically Destructive method of sanitizing media; the act of burning completely
Light Director Access Protocol The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, or LDAP
The principle that a security architecture should be designed so that each entity is granted
Time delay in processing voice packets. See NIST SP 800-58 for more information.
A key center that generates keys for distribution to subscriber entities.
The transport of a key and other keying material from an entity that either owns
A programming language developed by Sun Microsystems. Java contains a number of
A scripting language for use in developing interactive Web sites.
A program designed to record which keys are pressed on a computer keyboard