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Blacklist

Acronym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A list of discrete entities, such as hosts or applications that have been previously determined to be associated with malicious activity.
Also known as dirty word list.

Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-94)

  A list of email senders who have previously sent spam to a user.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-114
NIST SP 800-114

  A list of discrete entities that have been previously determined to be associated with malicious activity.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-167

  A list of discrete entities, such as hosts or applications, that have been previously determined to be associated with malicious activity.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-94

Synonym(s):
Dirty Word List
  List of words that have been pre-defined as being unacceptable for transmission and may be used in conjunction with a clean word list to avoid false negatives (e.g., secret within secretary).
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015
Blacklisting
  The process used to identify: (i) software programs that are not authorized to execute on an information system; or (ii) prohibited universal resource locators (URL)/websites.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 NIST SP 800-171 NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4
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