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Acronyms for Secure IoT

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H2M
Human to Machine (interface)
M2M
Machine to Machine (interface)
IoT
Internet of Things
PLC
Programmable Logic Controller
QoS
Quality of Service
CA
Certificate Authority
MQTT
MQ Telemetry Transport
IETF
Internet Engineering Task Force
OASIS
Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards
UDP
User Datagram Protocol (networking)
TCP
Transmission Control Protocol
API
Application Programming Interface
CoAP
Constrained Application Protocol
WSN
Wireless Sensor Networks
URI
Universal Resource Identifier
RDF
Resource Definition Framework
XML
Extensible Markup Language
OWL
Ontology Web Language
RDFS
RDF Schema
OOP
Object Oriented Programming
SPARQL
SPARQL Protocol and RDF Query Language
DDoS
Distributed Denial of Service (attack)
W3C
World Wide Web Consortium
SN
Sensor Networks
XSF
XMPP Software Foundation
XMPP
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol
JSF
Jabber Software Foundation
XEP
XMPP Extension Protocols
BOSH
Bidirectional streams over Synchronous HTTP (XEP-124)
EXI
Efficient XML Interchange
DNS
Domain Name System
TLS
Transport Layer Security
SASL
Simple Authentication and Security Layer
SSL
Secure Socket Layer
PWM
Pulse Width Modulation (communication)
GPIO
General Purpose Input/Output
ADC
Analog to Digital Converter
RNDIS
Remote Network Driver Interface Specification
USB
Universal Service Bus
BTLE
Bluetooth Low Energy
ICSP
In-Circuit Serial Programming
ISP
In-System Programming
OTG
On-The-Go
LED
Light Emitting Diode
MCU
Microcontroller unit
SPI
Serial Peripheral Interface
I2C
Inter-integrated Circuit
AIO
All-In-One
OTA
Over-the Air
DFU
Device Firmware Update
UPM
Useful Packages & Modules
IIoT
Industrial Internet of Things
LPWA
Lo-Power Wide Area
PKI
Public Key Infrastructure
DTLS
Datagram Transport Layer Security
HTTP
Hypertext Transfer Protocol
PCI
Peripheral Components Interconnect
RAM
Random Access Memory
ROM
Read-only Memory
RFID
Radio Frequency Identification
ICT
Information and Communication Technology
PV
Photovoltaic
MAC
Media Access Control (address)
LAN
Local Area Network
IP
Internet Protocol
IM
Internet Messaging
CAP
Common Alerting Protocol (XEP-127)
JID
Jabber Identifier
POKE
Presence Obtained via Kinesthetic Excitation (XEP-132)
CAPTCHA
Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart
LZW
Lempel-Ziv-Welch (compression algorithm)
MIX
Mediated Information eXchange (XEP-369)
OTR
Off-the-Record
LoRa
Long Range
LWM2M
Lightweight Mobile to Mobile
SoC
System on a Chip
MMU
Memory Management Unit
IC
Integrated Circuit
TX
Transmit
RX
Receive (pin)
PCB
Printed Circuit Board
PC
Personal Computer
RF
Radio Frequency
GND
Ground (pin)
LCD
Liquid Crystal Display
UART
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter (serial communication)
GPS
Global Positioning System
MOSFET
Metal-Oxide Semiconductor Field-Effect Transistor
FTDI
Future Technology Devices International (drivers)
BGA
Ball Grid Array (a type of surface mount packaging for electronics)
PXE
Preboot eXecution Environment (to get a device to boot via the network)
PoE
Power over Ethernet (powering a device via an Ethernet cable)
ARM
Advanced RISC Machines (type of computer chip)
RISC
Reduced Instruction Set Computing
GB
Gigabytes (1,073,741,824 bytes, 1,024 megabytes)
MB
Megabytes (1,048,576 bytes)
MB/s
Megabytes per second (transfer rate speed)
FFU
Full Flash Update
VM
Virtual Memory (software)
PIR
Passive Infra-Red (camera)
TFT
Thin Film Transistor (display screen)
DC
Direct Current (as in batteries)
AC
Alternating Current (as in electrical wall plugs)
FAT32
File Allocation Table (approach to format drives)
SD
Secure Digital (memory card)
SDHC
Secure Digital High Capacity
SHXC
Secure Digital eXtended Capacity
TB
Terra Bytes (1,204 Gigabytes)
NTFS
New Technology File System (alternative to FAT32)
ExFAT
Extended FAT (disk file format)
FUSE
Filesystem in Userspace (bridge to kernel file interfaces)
NOOBS
New Out of Box Software
MOTD
Message of Today
CSI
Camera Serial Interface
DSI
Display Serial Interface
RTC
Real Time Clock
HD
High Definition
NTP
Network Time Protocol
PPA
Private Package Repository (used with Node.js)
NFS
Network File System
OSMC
Open Source Media Center (for Linux, previously name Kodi)
SCL
Serial Clock Line (pin on board)
SDA
Serial Data Line (pin on board)
GNU
GNU is Not Linux (a recursive acronym for the set of commands in Linux Bash scripts)
LSB
Linux Standard Base
HAXM
Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager (Intel virtualization technology hypervisor for Android emulation on Windows)
GLB
Global Load Balancing
WAF
Web Application Firewall
OTT
Over The Top (delivery of media content requiring subscription)
VPN
Virtual Private Network
APM
Application Performance Monitoring
FEO
Front-End Optimization
aufs
Advanced multi-layered Unification File System
VPS
Virtual Private Server
RASP
Runtime Application Self-Protection
IPS
Intrusion Protection System
FastCGI
Fast Common Gateway Interface
MTU
Maximum Transmission Unit (networking)
UWP
Universal Windows Platform (Microsoft)
GTK
GIMP Toolkit (library for creating Graphical User Interfaces)
GIMP
GNU Image Manipulation Program
CCMP
Counter mode with Cipher block chaining Message authentication code Protocol
SSO
Single Sign-On (authentication)
EPC
Electronic Product Code
ONS
Object Naming Service
PET
Privacy Enhancing Technologies
TSI
Trustworthy Software Initiative (UK)
D2D
Device to Device (communication)
D2S
Device to Server (communication)
MCH
Model-Conductor-Hardware (design pattern)
ZIF
Zero Insertion Force (IC socket connector)
MTP
Media Transfer Protocol
TTS
Text to Speech
STT
Speech to Text
ATX
Advanced Technology eXtended
MOSI
Master Out-Slave In
DNC
Do Not Connect
VCC
Voltage Controlled Capacitor or Common Collector (positive voltage)
VEE
Voltage Emitter supply
VDD
Voltage Drain supply
VSS
Voltage Source Supply
IDLE
Integrated DeveLopment Environment (for Python)
EMMC
Embedded Multi-Media Controller
CVBS
Composite Video Baseband Signal
MVNO
Mobile Virtual Network Operator (resell IoT connectivity directly to customers)
CSP
Cryptographic Service Provider
CNG
Cryptography Next Generation
KSP
Key Storage Provider
DH
Diffie-Hellman (algorithm for secret agreement and key exchange)
DSA
Digital Signature Algorithm (algorithm for signatures)
ECDH
Elliptic Curve Diffie-Hellman (algorithm for secret agreement and key exchange)
ECDSA
Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (algorithm for signatures)
SU
Streaming Units (of 1 MB/s to Azure cloud)
GDPR
General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679)
GTFS
General Transit Feed Specification (public transit real time feeds)
OLED
Organic Light-Emitting Diode
LPWAN
Low Power Wire Area Network
IMU
Inertial Measurement Unit
C2S
Client to Server
S2S
Server to Server
eMTC
Enhanced Machine Type Communications
NB-IOT
Narrowband Internet of Things
EC-GSM-IoT
Extended Coverage GSM for Internet of Things
WOEIDs
Weather API Where On Earth Identifiers (from Yahoo)
CEC
Consumer Electronics Control (on TVs)