Glossary

15th July 2019 Dark Web

The dark web is used by organised crime gangs to trade stolen credentials and other...

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15th July 2019 Shared SSL

Secure Socket Layer, industry standard encryption link between the web server and the browser. Encryption...

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15th July 2019 Hacking

Activities to a goal that differs from the original purpose of a program or system....

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15th July 2019 Email Cloning

Headers are altered in the email so that the email appears to be from someone...

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15th July 2019 Dedicated SSL

Secure Socket Layer, industry standard encryption link between the web server and the browser.  Encryption uses...

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15th July 2019 DDoS attacks

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack, are attempts to overwhelm a target server with a flood of...

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15th July 2019 Cyber Essentials Plus

A Government-backed, industry-supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against common online threats, with an...

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15th July 2019 Cyber Essentials

A Government-backed, industry-supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against common online threats 

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15th July 2019 Cyber Criminal 

Individuals or Teams who use technology to commit malicious activity on digital systems or networks.  Related...

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15th July 2019 Vishing

The telephone equivalent of phishing. It is described as the act of using the telephone...

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15th July 2019 Smishing

Smishing is the text message (SMS) equivalent of vishing. It is described as the act...

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15th July 2019 Ransomware

A type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer until a sum...

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15th July 2019 Phishing

When a target is contacted by email, telephone or text message by someone posing as...

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15th July 2019 Malware

Software that is specifically designed to disrupt, damage, or gain unauthorised access to a computer...

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15th July 2019 Fraud

When trickery is used to gain a dishonest advantage, which is often financial over another...

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15th July 2019 DMARC and OnDMARC

DMARC stands for Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance. It is an email authentication policy...

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