4 Glossary

Term

 Definition

AD

Active Directory

API

Application Programming Interface

ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Interchange

CA

Certificate Authority

CDN

Content Delivery Network

DHE

Diffie-Hellman Ephemeral

DMZ

Demilitarized Zone

DoS

Denial of Service

ECDHE

Elliptic Curve DHE

HATEOAS

Hypermedia As The Engine Of Application State

HPP

HTTP Parameter Pollution

HTTP

Hyper Text Transfer Protocol

IETF

Internet Engineering Task Force

JSON

JavaScript Object Notation

JWA

JSON Web Algorithms

JWE

JSON Web Encryption

JWK

JSON Web Key

JWS

JSON Web Signature

JWT

JSON Web Token

LDAP

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol

MAC

Message Authentication Code

OWASP

Open Web Application Security Project

PBD

Primary Business Data

RAML

Rest API Modelling Language

REST

Representative State Transfer

RFC

Request for Comments (IETF)

RO

Resource Owner

RS

Resource Server

SAML

Security Assertion Markup Language

SCIM

System for Cross-domain Identity Management

SEO

Search Engine Optimization

SLA

Service Level Agreement

SOAP

Simple Object Access Protocol

SPML

Service Provisioning Markup Language

SQL

Structured Query Language

SSO

Single Sign On

STS

Security Token Service

TBC

To Be Completed

TBD

To Be Done

TLS

Transport Layer Security (superseded SSL)

URL

Uniform Resource Locator

URI

Uniform Resource Identifier

WSDL

Web Service Definition Language

XSD

XML Schema Definition

WADL

Web API Description Language

XACML

eXtensible Access Control Markup Language

XML

eXtensible Markup Language

YAML

YAML Ain't Markup Language

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