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" a program that scans a network to determine which hosts are available and what operating systems are running,
a software program used to scan a host for potential weaknesses that could be exploited
Open vulnerability and assessment language (OVAL)
" security standard that provides open access to security assessments using a special language to standardize systems security configure patient characteristics, current system analysis, and reporting. It provides a language and templates that help administrators check their systems to determine whether vulnerabilities exist.",
Brute force attack
a password attack method that attempts every possible combination of characters and lengths until it identifies the password.
a password attack that is a combination of dictionary and brute force attacks which adds numbers and special characters to a dictionary word in an attempt to crack a password
a password protection technique that stores passwords as hashes rather than clear text
a device or server used to attract and lure attackers into trying to access it thereby removing attention from actual critical systems.,
and aspect of your software application that is vulnerable for an attacker to exploit.,
" and a detailed line by line review of the developers code by another developer to identify performance, efficiency, or security related issues.",
and evaluation of the security of a network or system by actively simulating an attack.,
White box testing
a testing method where the user testing the system's security or functionality has prior knowledge of its configuration, code and design
Black box testing
a testing method where the user testing the system's security or functionality has no prior knowledge of its configuration, code and design
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