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GLOSSARY


Network scanning

is a procedure for identifying active devices on a network by employing a feature or features in the network protocol to signal devices and await a response.


NIS Directive

Piece of EU legislation regulating for a high common level of cybersecurity and information system across the European Union


Online scam

are different methodologies of Fraud, facilitated by cybercriminals on the Internet. The main purpose of these types of scams can range from credit card theft, capturing user login and password credentials and even identity theft.


Phishing:

Phishing is any kind of messaging campaign planned to redirect the victim towards a particular form, site, or checkout.


Recovery Plan

Recovery is the process that helps businesses to return to normal operations.


Risk Management

the systematic application of policies, procedures and practices to the activities of communication and consulting, establishing the context and assessing, treating, monitoring, reviewing, recording and reporting risk


Sextortion

is the practice of extorting money or sexual favours from someone by threatening to reveal evidence of their sexual activity, usually through messages on the Internet: a nude picture or video of the person.


Security flaw

A flaw or weakness in system security procedures, design, implementation, or internal controls that could be exercised (accidentally triggered or intentionally exploited) and results in a security breach or a violation of the system's security policy


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