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Target Identification and Analysis Techniques

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

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Definition(s):

  Information security testing techniques, mostly active and generally conducted using automated tools, that are used to identify systems, ports, services, and potential vulnerabilities. Target identification and analysis techniques include network discovery, network port and service identification, vulnerability scanning, wireless scanning, and application security testing.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-115