Glossary

Last updated: 2019-11-08 10:05:04

    Security Operations Center

    Security Operations Center (SOC)(formerly known as Tencent Cloud Security Situation Awareness) provides environment-based, dynamic and holistic insights into security risks. Based on big security data, it enhances the ability to discover, understand, analyze and respond to security threats from a global perspective to support security decision-making and actions.

    Brute Force Attack

    Also known as an exhaustive attack, this is a method of password cracking by trying all possible passwords one by one until the real password is found.

    Off-site Login

    This refers to login behaviors that occur in a region other than the frequently logged-in region.

    Trojan

    This refers to software or programs that can compromise the security of computer systems.

    DDoS

    Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are launched to one or more targets by combining a large number of computers as an attack platform, thereby multiplying the power of denial of service attacks.

    WAF

    Short for Web Application Firewall, this is a product that specifically protects web applications by implementing a variety of security policies for HTTP/HTTPS.

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