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Agent

Definition(s):

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

  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 prevention system 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 1800-21B from NIST SP 800-113