Cisco SAFE Reference Guide
Glossary
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Glossary

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Glossary


A
 
AAA
Authentication, Authorization and Accounting
ARP
Address Resolution Protocol
ASA
Adaptive Security Appliance
ASDM
Adaptive Security Device Manager
ACE
Application Control Engine


B
 
BGP
Border Gateway Protocol


C
 
CISF
Catalyst Integrated Security Features
CSSC
Cisco Security Services Client
CoPP
Configuring Control Plane Policing
CSA-MC
Cisco Security Agent Management Center
CSM
Cisco Security Manager
CS-MARS
Cisco Security Monitoring, Analysis, and Response System


D
 
DAI
Dynamic ARP Inspection
DMZ
Demilitarized Zone
DNS
Domain Name System
DoS
Denial-of-service
DDoS
distributed denial-of-service
DHCP
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol


E
 
ECLB
EtherChannel Load Balancing
EIGRP
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
ERSPAN
Encapsulated Remote Switched Port Analyzer
ESA
E-mail Security Appliances


F
 
FTP
File Transfer Protocol
FWSM
Firewall Services Module


G
 
GLBP
Gateway Load Balancing Protocol
GRE
Generic Routing Encapsulation


H
 
HIPS
Host-based Intrusion Prevention Systems
HTTP
Hypertext Transfer Protocol
HTTPS
Hypertext Transfer Protocol over Secure Sockets Layer
HSRP
Hot-Standby Routing Protocol


I
 
iACLs
Infrastructure Protection Access Control Lists
IB
In-band
IBNS
Identity Based Networking Services
ICMP
Internet Control Message Protocol
IDM
Detection System Device Manager
IDS
Intrusion Detection System Services Module 2
IS-IS
Integrated Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System
IPS
Intrusion Prevention System
ISATAP
Intra-Site Automatic Tunnel Addressing Protocol
ISR
Integrated Services Router


L
 
LACP
Link Aggregate Control Protocol
LAP
LWAPP Access Point.
LBS
Location-based service
LWAPP
Lightweight Access Point Protocol


M
 
MAB
MAC-Authentication Bypass
MD5
Message Digest Algorithm Version 5
MITM
Man-in-the-middle
MTA
Mail Transfer Agent


N
 
NAC
Network Admission Control
NAM
Network Analysis Module
NTP
Network Time Protocol
NSEL
NetFlow Security Event Logging
NSSA
Not-So-Stubby Area
NTP
Network Time Protocol


O
 
OOB
Out-of-band
OSPF
Open Shortest Path First


P
 
PAC
Proxy Auto Configuration
PAgP
Port Aggregation Protocol
PAT
Port Address Translation
PINs
Places in the Network; examples include data center, campus, and branch
PVLANs
Private VLANs
PVST
Per-VLAN Spanning Tree


Q
 


R
 
RIPv2
Routing Information Protocol version 2
RPVS+
Rapid Per-VLAN Spanning Tree plus
RSPAN
Remote SPAN


S
 
SCF
Cisco Security Control Framework
SDEE
Security Device Event Exchange
SMTP
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
SNMP
Simple Network Management Protocol
SPAN
Switched Port Analyzer
SSH
Secure Shell
SSL
Secure Socket Layer
STP
Spanning Tree Protocol


T
 
TCP
Transport Control Protocol


U
 
UDP
User Datagram Protocol
URPF
Unicast Reverse Path Forwarding


V
 
VACL
VLAN Access Control List
VDC
Virtual Device Context
VEM
Virtual Ethernet Module
VLANs
Virtual LANs
VPN
Virtual Private Networking
VRF
Virtual Routing and Forwarding
VSM
Virtual Supervisor Module
VSS
Virtual Switching System
VTI
Virtual Tunnel Interfaces


W
 
WAF
Web Application Firewall
WCCP
Web Cache Communications Protocol
WSA
Web Security Appliances