Glossary

FRAMINGHAM (04/18/2000) - Batch file: A file of commands that can be configured to run automatically at a specific time or under certain conditions.

Demilitarized zone (DMZ): An area between your LAN and the Internet where Web servers and possibly firewalls sit.

Log files: Files of information that record vital statistics about network or server performance.

Router: A device that routes data packets from one LAN or WAN to another.

Firewall: A network node that prevents traffic from crossing from one network segment to another.www.securityportal.com: Web site about security, featuring news, forums, reviews of products and more.www.neoworx.com/neotrace: Home page for NeoWorx Ltd. and its NeoTrace tool for detecting network problems.www.entrust.com: Web site for Entrust Technologies Inc., which makes tools for managing public-key infrastructures.www.computerworld.com/forums/index.html: Computerworld's forums page, with links to security discussions and resources.http://docs.iplanet.com/docs/manuals/directory/41/admin/password.htm: Netscape Directory Server Administrator's Guide from iPlanet E-Commerce Solutions. Find links to password policy parameters and information about configuring a policy and managing password and account lockout policies.www.microsoft.com/technet/winnt/winntas/technote/Planning/ntintsec.asp: A Microsoft TechNet article about designing and planning Windows NT internal security.

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