Network Access Control Definitions

  • A

    Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)

    Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) is a protocol for mapping an Internet Protocol address (IP address) to a physical machine address that is recognized in the local network.

  • application delivery controller

    An application delivery controller (ADC) is a network component that manages and optimizes how client machines connect to web and enterprise application servers.

  • C

    context-aware network access control

    Context-aware network access control (CANAC) is an approach to managing the security of a proprietary network by granting access to network resources according to contextual-based security policies.

  • D

    darknet

    A darknet is a routed allocation of IP address space that is not discoverable by any usual means.

  • N

    network access control (NAC)

    Network access control (NAC), also called network admission control, is a method of bolstering the security of a proprietary network by restricting the availability of network resources to endpoint devices that comply with a defined security policy...(Continued)

  • T

    transparent addressing

    On a wide area network (WAN), transparent addressing is a method of network addressing in which all intermediate node addresses are spoofed, so the client and server see each other's addresses and port configurations as if there were no intermediate nodes.

  • V

    virtual private network (VPN)

    A virtual private network creates an encrypted connection over a less secure network when the network infrastructure cannot provide enough security to connected systems.

  • W

    well-known port numbers

    The well-known port numbers are the port numbers that are reserved for assignment by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for use by the application end points that communicate using the Internet's Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) or the User Datagram Protocol (UDP).

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