Glossary

FRAMINGHAM (05/01/2000) - Authentication key: Code used by an algorithm to confirm the identity of a user on a system.

CAT3, CAT5: Category 3 and Category 5, which are types of network cabling. CAT3 can carry up to 16M-bps of data. CAT5 can carry up to 100M-bps.

Domain structure: Domains are lists of users, resources or devices that an operating system controls. The domain structure is how those users, resources or devices are organized.

Gigabit backbone: A backbone is the part of a network that handles the largest amount of traffic. A gigabit backbone can carry 1 billion bps of data.

Host detection: The ability to detect the presence of a host computer that provides data or application services to other computers.www.nai.com/asp_set/anti_virus/covert/intro.asp: Network Associates Inc.'s CyberCop Security Vulnerability Center, which is located at the Web site's Research Center.www.computerworld.com/home/features.nsf/all/990222wy2klinks: An array of Windows 2000 links, including articles, white papers, newsletters and the Microsoft Windows 2000 Server page.

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