CompTIA Scurity+ Acronyms

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Section 1

Question Answer
AAAauthentiction, authorization and accounting - usen in remote access system
ACEacess contol entry - identifiew a user or group that is granted permission to resource.
ACK acknowledge - a packet in TCP handshake
ACLacess control list - router and packet filtering firewalls perform asic filtering using an ACL to control traffic based on netwoks
AESadvanced encryptio statndard
ALEannual or annualized loss expectancy
APIapplication programming interface- softwar module or companent that identifies inputs and ouputs for an application
ARPaddress resolution protocol. - resolcves IPv4 addreses to MAC addresses
APTadvanced persistant threat - a group that has both the capabillity and intent to launch sopistivated and targeted attacks
ASCIIamerican standard code for information interchage. code used to display characters
ASPapplication service provider . provides an application as a service orver a nextwork
AUPacceptable use use policy. an AUP defines poroper system usage.

Section 2

Question Answer
BAC business availablity center - application that show availavlility and performance of applications used or provided by business
BINDberkely internet name domain - BIND is DNS software that runs on Linux and Unix servers most internet base DNS servers use BIND
BIOSBasic input.Output system - computers firmware used to ma nipuulate differnt settings such as the date and time, boot dreve and acess password
BPAbusiness partners agreement - written agreement that details taht relationship between business parteners
BYODbring your own device - policy allowing employees to connect personally own device to a company network

Section 3

Question Answer
CACcommon access card-
DHCP Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol 67 Server / 68 Cli
DNS Domain Name Service (53)
FTP File Transfer Protocol (20 data/ 21 control)
FTPS FTP over SSL (989 Data / 990 Control )
HTTP Hypertext Transfer Protocol)(80)
HTTPS Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure - HTTP over SSL (443)
Kerberos Kerberos Authentication Protocol (88)
LDAP Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (389)
PS LDAP over SSL (443)