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Agent

Acronym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A host-based IPS program that monitors and analyzes activity and performs preventive actions; OR a program or plug-in that enables an SSL VPN to access non-Web-based applications and services.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-113

  A host-based intrusion detection and prevention program that monitors and analyzes activity and may also perform prevention actions.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-94

  A program acting on behalf of a person or organization.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-95 (Web Services Glossary - W3C Working Group Note 11 February 2004)

Synonym(s):

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