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Table Of Contents  CertiGuide to Security+
 9  Glossary

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IDS (Intrusion Detection System)

IDS comes in two forms: host based and network based. They can be passive or active in nature. They are designed to detect suspicious activity on a system

http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/i/intrusion_detection_system.html

http://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/tip/1,289483,sid14_gci850706,00.html

IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force)

An open group creating standards to evolve the Internet

http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/I/IETF.html

http://www.imc.org/novice-ietf.html

Illicit server

A program designed to gain unauthorized access and control by bypassing standard authentication procedures. NetBus is an example

http://www.zurich.ibm.com/security/publications/1995/Hauser95b.ps.gz (Postscript file, Section 9.1.4)

Incremental Backup

A backup of all files changed since the last full or archival backup

http://inews.webopedia.com/TERM/C/cumulative_incremental_backup.html

IM (Instant Messaging)

A process in which people can communicate without the delay of email. File attachments and lack of encryption can be security issues

http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/i/instant_messaging.html

http://www.serverwatch.com/tutorials/article.php/1355121

IRT (Incident Response Team)

A group of people who respond to a security breech according to policy

http://www.security.fsu.edu/CSIRT_MTG/agenda041102.pdf

Internet

A network connecting other networks. AKA Internetwork

http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/I/Internet.html

http://www.webopedia.com/DidYouKnow/Internet/2002/Web_vs_Internet.asp

Intranet

An internal network that utilizes the same protocols as the Internet

http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/i/intranet.html

IP spoofing

Unauthorized access to a system created by modifying the IP information in the source portion of an IP datagram

http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/I/IP_spoofing.html

IPSec (IP Security Protocol)

A set of standards (protocols) to support secure communication in the IP layer (Network layer)

http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/I/IPsec.html

http://docs.real.com/docs/xingtech/sevenlayer_osi.pdf

Issuing Authority (IA)

The part of a Certificate Authority that issues, suspends or revokes a certificate

http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/0,289893,sid9_gci211947,00.html


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