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Cloud Security: A Comprehensive Guide to Secure Cloud Computing by Russell Dean Vines, Ronald L. Krutz

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Appendix A. Glossary of Terms and Acronyms

1000BaseT

— 1,000 Mbps (1 Gbps) baseband Ethernet using twisted pair wire.

100BaseT

— 100 Mbps baseband Ethernet using twisted pair wire.

10Base2

— 802.3 IEEE Ethernet standard for 10 Mbps Ethernet using coaxial cable (thinnet) rated to 185 meters.

10Base5

— 10 Mbps Ethernet using coaxial cable (thicknet) rated to 500 meters.

10BaseF

— 10 Mbps baseband Ethernet using optical fiber.

10BaseT

— 10 Mbps UTP Ethernet rated to 100 meters.

10Broad36

— 10 Mbps broadband Ethernet rated to 3,600 meters.

3DES

— Triple Data Encryption Standard.

802.10

— IEEE standard that specifies security and privacy access methods for LANs.

802.11

— IEEE standard that specifies 1 Mbps and 2 Mbps wireless connectivity. Defines aspects of frequency hopping and direct-sequence spread spectrum (DSSS) systems for use in the 2.4 MHz ISM (industrial, scientific, medical) band. Also refers to the IEEE committee responsible for setting wireless LAN standards.

802.11a

— Specifies high-speed wireless connectivity in the 5 GHz band using orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) with data rates up to 54 Mbps.

802.11b

— Specifies high-speed wireless connectivity in the 2.4 GHz ISM band up to 11 Mbps.

802.15

— Specification for Bluetooth LANs in the 2.4–2.5 GHz band.

802.2

— Standard that specifies the LLC (logical link control).

802.3

— Ethernet bus topology using carrier sense medium access control/ carrier detect (CSMA/CD) for 10 Mbps wired LANs. Currently, it is the most popular LAN topology. ...

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