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Application Layer

Acronym(s):

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Definition(s):

  Layer of the TCP/IP protocol stack that sends and receives data for particular applications such as DNS, HTTP, and SMTP.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-113

  Represents deployed software applications that are targeted towards end-user software clients or other programs, and made available via the cloud.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-144

Synonym(s):

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