Category Archives: Definitions
ETSI is providing definitions database (TEDDI) access online. For example, for base station it gives: A base station is a network element in radio access network responsible for radio transmission and reception in one or more cells to or from … Continue reading
Finnish Terminology Centre offers vocabularies online. One can write the term in english or in finnish, and the result term is given in both languages. The description of the term is given in finnish. Example For example for term Cookie, … Continue reading
ENISA‘s who-is-who Directory on Network and Information Security 2011 is good source of information to search for security organizations within different european countries.
EDR (European Digital Rights) has published nicely simplified explanation “How the internet works”. EDR: European Digital Rights was founded in June 2002. Currently 28 privacy and civil rights organisations have EDRI membership. Members of European Digital Rights have joined forces … Continue reading
There exist another vocabulary called “Internet Security Glossary, Version 2”. It is IETF RFC 4949 from 2007. IETF=Internet Engineering Task Force Note, in RFC 4949 the definitions might differ from the ITU and ISO definitions. For example, “information security” is … Continue reading
ITU (International Telecommunication Union, intro) has online database for terms and definitions for 6 languages. Currently there are more than 100000 terms. For the term “information security” it can find a match in ITU-T. Term : information security Definition … Continue reading
There are different vocabularies for Information Security. One good reference Risk Management is the ISO Guide 73 from 2009. For Information Security, one should look ISO 27000 from 2009. Unfortunately these standards are not free. For free vocabulary, it is … Continue reading