Acronyms#

NIST’s Computer Security Resource Center Glossary is a useful reference for information security terms, acronyms, and organizations.

AES#

Advanced Encryption Standard

CDM#

Community Defense Model

Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation

Continuous Diagnostics and Monitoring

CD-R#

Compact Disc Read-only

CFAA#

Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986

CIS#

Center for Internet Security

CISA#

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

CSF#

NIST Cybersecurity Frameowrk

CVE#

Common Vulnerabilities and Exploits

CVSS#

Common Vulnerability Scoring System

DNS#

Domain name system

DVD-R#

Digital Video Disc Read-only

EAC#

Election Assistance Commission

EDR#

Endpoint Detection and Response

EI-ISAC#

Election Infrastructure Information Sharing and Analysis Center

EMS#

Election Management System

IDS#

Intrusion Detection System

IG#

Implementation Group

IPS#

Intrustion Prevention System

IT#

Information Technology

MDBR#

Malicious Domain Blocking and Reporting

MDM#

Mobile Device Management OR

Mis-, Dis-, and Mal-Information

MFA#

multi-factor authentication

MS-ISAC#

Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center

NCSR#

National Cybersecurity Review

NIST#

National Institute of Standards and Technology

NIST SP#

NIST Special Publication

NVD#

National Vulnerability Database

PCMCIA#

Personal Computer Memory Card International Association

PII#

Personally-Identifiable Information

US-CERT#

United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team

USB#

Universal Serial Bus

VDP#

Vulnerability Disclosure Program

VPN#

Virtual Private Network

WPA#

Wi-Fi Protected Access