CISSP – Glossary Term N

CISSP LogoThis is my personal glossary about my preparation for obtain CISSP Certification and understand all Security keywords.  Here all keywords  beginning by letter N.




National Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (NIACAP): Formalizes the certification and accreditation process for U.S. government national security Information systems.

NCSC: National Computer Security Center. A U.S. Government organization, within the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), that is responsible for evaluating computing equipment and applications that are used to process classified data.

need-to-know: A status, granted to an individual, that defines the essential information needed to perform his or her assigned job function.

Network Address Translation (NAT): The process of converting internal, privately used addresses in a network to external public addresses.

Network Interface Card (NIC): An adaptor that permits a computer on other system to be connected to a network.

Neural Network: A type of artificial intelligence system that approximates the unctions of the human nervous system.

NIST: U.S. Institute of standard and Technology. A federal agency, within the U.S. Department of Commerce, that is responsible for promoting innovation and competitiveness through standards, measurement science, and technology.

Non-Compete Agreement: A legal agreement in which an employee agrees not to accept employment in a competing organization.

Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA): A legal agreement in which one or more parties agrees to refrain from disseminating confidential information related to others parties.

Non-interference model: Ensure that the actions of different objects and subjects aren’t seen by, and don’t interfere with, other objects and subjects on the same system.

Non-repudiation: The inability fir a user to deny an action; his or her identity is positively associated with that action.