Terms

The following terms have a precise meaning within the context of cybersecurity and threat mitigation.

What Is LLDP?

The LLDP (Link Layer Discovery Protocol) is a layer two protocol that allows network devices…

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What Is NVRAM?

NVRAM (non-volatile random-access memory) is a type of computer memory with low power consumption and…

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What Is a Hub?

A hub is a networking device that connects multiple devices together. Hubs are typically used…

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What Is BYOD?

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is a policy that allows employees to bring their own…

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What Is SCADA?

SCADA stands for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition. It is an industrial control system that…

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What Is BCP?

BCP is an acronym for “business continuity planning.” BCP is a process that helps organizations…

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What Is a LAN?

A local area network (LAN) is a computer network that interconnects computers within a limited…

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What Is a DMZ?

A DMZ is a network that exists between an organization’s internal network and the Internet….

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QUOTE:
"Amateurs hack systems, professionals hack people."
-- Bruce Schneier, a renown computer security professional