Acronyms Used in This Book

AAAAuthentication, Authorization, and Accounting
AAAAAuthentication, Authorization, Accounting, and Auditing
ACLAccess Control List
ADSLAsymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
AESAdvanced Encryption Standard
AHAuthentication Header
APAccess Point
APCAngle Polished Connector / Angled Physical Contact
APIPAAutomatic Private Internet Protocol Address
APTAdvanced Persistent Tool
ARINAmerican Registry for Internet Numbers
ARPAddress Resolution Protocol
ASAutonomous System
ASICApplication Specific Integrated Circuit
ASPApplication Service Provider
ATMAsynchronous Transfer Mode
AUPAcceptable Use Policy
BCPBusiness Continuity Plan
BERTBit-Error Rate Test
BGPBorder Gateway Protocol
BLEBluetooth Low Energy
BNCBritish Naval Connector / Bayonet-Niell-Concelman
BootPBoot Protocol/Bootstrap Protocol
BPDUBridge Protocol Data Unit
BRIBasic Rate Interface
BSSIDBasic Service Set Identifier
BYODBring Your Own Device
CaaSCommunication as a Service
CAMContent Addressable Memory
CANCampus Area Network
CARPCommon Address Redundancy Protocol
CDMACode Division Multiple Access
CSMA/CACarrier Sense Multiple Access/Collision Avoidance
CSMA/CDCarrier Sense Multiple Access/Collision Detection
CHAPChallenge Handshake Authentication Protocol
CIAConfidentiality, Integrity, and Availability
CIDRClassless Inter-Domain Routing
CNAMECanonical Name
CoSClass of Service
CPUCentral Processing Unit
CRAM-MD5Challenge-Response Authentication Mechanism-Message Digest 5
CRCCyclic Redundancy Checking
CSMA/CACarrier Sense Multiple Access/Collision Avoidance
CSUChannel Service Unit
CVECommon Vulnerabilities and Exposures
CVDMCourse Wave Division Multiplexing
DaaSDesktop as a Service
D BDecibel
DCSDistributed Computer System
DDoSDistributed Denial of Service
DHCPDynamic Host Configuration Protocol
DLCData Link Control
DLPData Loss Prevention or Data Leak Prevention
DLRDevice Level Ring
DMZDemilitarized Zone
DNATDestination Network Address Translation
DNSDomain Name System/Domain Name Server/Domain Name Service
DOCSISData-Over Cable Service Interface Specification
DoSDenial of Service
DRDesignated Router
DSCPDifferentiated Services Code Point
DSLDigital Subscriber Line
DSSSDirect Sequence Spread Spectrum
DSUData Service Unit
DWDMDense Wavelength Division Multiplexing
E1E-Carrier Level 1
EAPExtensible Authentication Protocol
EDNSExtension Mechanism for DNS
ECPExterior Gateway Protocol
EIA/TIAElectronic Industries Association/Telecommunication Industries Association
EIRPEffective Isotropic Radiated Power
EMIElectromagnetic Interference
ESDElectrostatic Discharge
ESPEncapsulated Security Payload
ESSIDExtended Service Set Identifier
EUIExtended Unique Identifier
FCFibre Channel
FCoEFiber Channel Over Ethernet
FCSFrame Check Sequence
FDMFrequency Division Multiplexing
FHRPFirst Hop Redundancy Protocol
FHSSFrequency Hopping Spread Spectrum
FMFrequency Modulation
FQDNFully Qualified Domain Name
FTPFile Transfer Protocol
FTPSFile Transfer Protocol Security
GBICGigabit Interface Converter
GbpsGigabits per second
GLBPGateway Load Balancing Protocol
GPGGNU Privacy Guard
GREGeneric Routing Encapsulation
GSMGlobal System for Mobile Communications
HAHigh Availability
HDLCHigh-Level Data Link Control
HDMIHigh-Definition Multimedia Interface
HIDSHost Intrusion Detection System
HIPSHost Intrusion Prevention System
HSPAHigh-Speed Packet Access
HSRPHot Standby Router Protocol
HTHigh throughput
HTTPHypertext Transfer Protocol
HTTPSHypertext Transfer Protocol Secure
HVACHeating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
IaaSInfrastructure as a Service
IANAInternet Assigned Numbers Authority
ICAIndependent Computer Architecture
ICANNInternet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
ICMPInternet Control Message Protocol
ICSInternet Connection Sharing/Industrial Control System
IDFIntermediate Distribution Frame
IDWSIntrusion Detection System
IEEEInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IGMPInternet Group Message Protocol
IGPInterior Gateway Protocol
IGRPInterior Gateway Routing Protocol
IKEInternet Key Exchange
IMAPInternet Message Access Protocol
IMAP4Internet Message Access Protocol Version 4
InterNICInternet Network Information Center
IoTInternet of Things
IPInternet Protocol
IPSIntrusion Prevention System
IPSecInternet Protocol Security
IPv4Internet Protocol Version 4
IPv6Internet Protocol Version 6
ISAKMPInternet Security Association and Key Management Protocol
iSCSIInternet Small Computer Systems Interface
ISDNIntegrated Services Digital Network
IS-ISIntermediate System to Intermediate System
ISPInternet Service Provider
ITInformation Technology
ITSIntelligent Transportation System
IVInitialization Vector
KbpsKilobits per second
KVMKeyboard Video Mouse
L2TPLayer 2 Tunneling Protocol
LACPLink Aggregation Control Protocol
LANLocal Area Network
LCLocal Connector
LDAPLightweight Directory Access Protocol
LDAPSLightweight Directory Access Protocol (secure)
LECLocal Exchange Carrier
LEDLight Emitting Diode
LLCLogical Link Control
LLDPLink Layer Discovery Protocol
LSALink State Advertisements
LTELong Term Evolution
LWAPPLight Weight Access Point Protocol
MaaSMobility as a Service
MACMedia Access Control/Medium Access Control
MANMetropolitan Area Network
MbpsMegabits per second
MBpsMegabytes per second
MDFMain Distribution Frame
MDIMedia Dependent Interface
MDIXMedia Dependent Interface Crossover
MGCPMedia Gateway Control Protocol
mGREMultipoint Generic Routing Encapsulation
MIBManagement Information Base
MIMOMultiple Input, Multiple Output
MU-MIMOMultiuser – Multiple Input, Multiple Output
MLAMaster License Agreement/Multilateral Agreement
MMFMultimode Fiber
MOAMemorandum of Agreement
MOUMemorandum of Understanding
MPLSMultiprotocol Label Switching
MS-CHAPMicrosoft Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol
MSAMaster Service Agreement
MSDSMaterial Safety Data Sheet
MT-RJMechanical Transfer Registered Jack
MTUMaximum Transmission Unit
MTTRMean Time to Recovery
MTBFMean Time Between Failures
MT-RJMechanical Transfer – Registered Jack
MTTRMean Time to REpair
MU-MIMOMultiuser Multiple Input, Multiple Output
MXMail Exchanger
NACNetwork Access Control
NASNetwork Attached Storage
NATNetwork Address Translation
NCPNetwork Control Protocol
NDANon-Disclosure Agreement
NDRNon-Delivery Receipt
NetBEUINetwork Basic Input/Output Extended User Interface
NFCNear Field Communication
NFSNetwork File Service
NFVNetwork Function Virtualization
NGFWNext Generation Firewall
NICNetwork Interface Card
NIDSNetwork Intrusion Detection System
NIPSNetwork Intrusion Prevention System
NIUNetwork Interface Unit
NNTPNetwork News Transfer Protocol
NSName Server
NTPNetwork Time Protocol
OCSPOnline Certificate Status Protocol
OCxOptical Carrier
OIDObject Identifier
OSOperating System
OSIOpen Systems Interconnect
OSPFOpen Shortest Path First
OTDROptical Time Domain Reflectometer
OUIOrganizationally Unique Identifier
PaaSPlatform as a Service
PANPersonal Area Network
PAPPassword Authentication Protocol
PATPort Address Translation
PCPersonal Computer
PCMPhase-Change Memory
PDoSPermanent Denial of Service
PDUProtocol Data Unit
PGPPretty Good Privacy
PKIPublic Key Infrastructure
PoEPower over Ethernet
POPPost Office Protocol
POP3Post Office Protocol version 3
POTsPlain Old Telephone Service
PPPPoint-to-Point Protocol
PPPoEPoint-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet
PPTPPoint-to-Point Tunneling Protocol
PKIPrimary Rate Interface
PSKPre-Shared Key
PSTNPublic Switched Telephone Network
PUAPrivileged User Agreement
PVCPermanent Virtual Circuit
QoSQuality of Service
QSFPQuad Small Form-Factor Pluggable
RARouter Advertisements
RADIUSRemote Authentication Dial-in-User Service
RAIDRedundant Array of Inexpensive (or Independent) Disks
RARPReverse Address Resolution Protocol
RASRemote Access Service
RDPRemote Desktop Protocol
RFRadio Frequency
RFCRequest for Comment
RFIRadio Frequency Interface
RFPRequest for Proposal
RGRadio Guide
RIPRouting Internet Protocol
RJRegistered Jack
RPORecovery Point Objective
RSARivest, Shamir, Adelman
RSHRemote Shell
RSTPRapid Spanning Tree Protocol
RTORecovery Time Objective
RTPReal-Time Protocol
RTSPReal-Time Streaming Protocol
RTTRound Trip Time or Real Transfer Time
SASecurity Association
SaaSSoftware as a Service
SANStorage Area Network
SCStandard Connector/Subscriber Connector
SCADASupervisory Control and Data Acquisition
SCPSecure Copy Protocol
SDLCSoftware Development Life Cycle
SDNSoftware Defined Network
SDPSession Description Protocol
SDSLSymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line
SDWANSoftware-Defined WAN
SFPSmall Form-Factor Pluggable
SFTPSecure File Transfer Protocol
SGCPSimple Gateway Control Protocol
SHASecure Hash Algorithm
SIEMSecurity Information and Event Management
SIPSession Initiation Protocol
SLAService-Level Agreement
SLAACStateless Address-Auto Configuration
SLIPSerial Line Internet Protocol
SMBService Message Block
SMFSingle-Mode Fiber
SMSShort Message Service
SMTPSimple Mail Transfer Protocol
SNATStatic Network Address Translation/Source Network Address Translation
SNMPSimple Network Management Protocol
SNTPSimple Network Time Protocol
SOAStart of Authority
SOHOSmall Office Home Office
SONETSynchronous Optical Network
SOPStandard Operating Protocol
SOWStatement of Work
SPBShortest Path Bridging
SPIStateful Packet Inspection
SPSStandby Power Supply
SQLStructured Query Language
SRVService Record
SSHSecure Shell
SSIDService Set Identifier
SSLSecure Sockets Layer
SSOSingle Sign-On
STStraight Tip or Snap Twist
STPSpanning Tree Protocol/Shielded Twisted Pair
SVCSwitched Virtual Circuit
SYLOGSystem Log
T1Terrestrial Carrier Level 1
TATerminal Adapter
TACASTerminal Access Control Access Control System
TACAS+Terminal Access Control Access Control System+
TCPTransmission Control Protocol
TCP/IPTransmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
TDMTime Division Multiplexing
TDRTime Domain Reflectometer
TelcoTelecommunications Company
TFTPTrivial File Transfer Protocol
TIA/EIATelecommunications Industry Association/Electronic Industries Association
TKIPTemporal Key Integrity Protocol
TLSTransport Layer Security
TMSTransportation Management System
TOSType of Service
TPMTrusted Platform Module
TTLTime to Live
TTLSTunneled Transport Layer Security
TX/RXTransmit and Receive
UCUnified Communications
UDPUser Datagram Protocol
UNCUniversal Naming Convention
UPCUltra Polished Connector
UPSUninterruptible Power Supply
URLUniform Resource Locator
USBUniversal Serial Bus
UTMUnified Threat Management
VDSLVariable Digital Subscriber Line
VIPVirtual IP
VLANVirtual Local Area Network
VNCVirtual Network Connection
vNICVirtual Network Interface Card
VoIPVoice over IP
VPNVirtual Private Network
VRFVirtual Routing Forwarding
VRRPVirtual Router Redundancy Protocol
VTCVideo Teleconference
VTPVLAN Trunk Protocol
WAFWeb Application Firewall
WANWide Area Network
WAPWireless Application Protocol/Wireless Access Point
WDMWavelength Division Multiplexing
WEPWired Equivalent Privacy
WLANWireless Local Area Network
WMSWarehouse Management System
WPAWi-Fi Protected Access
WPSWi-Fi Protected Setup
WWNWorld Wide Name
XDSLExtended Digital Subscriber Line
XMLeXtensible Markup Language
ZeroconfZero Configuration