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laptop computer

A portable computer used by an individual user.

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Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)

A TCP/IP tunneling protocol.

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layer 3 switch

A device that routes packets between different TCP/IP networks.

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layer 4 switch

A device used to route packets to destinations based on TCP and UDP port numbers.

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layer 4-7 switch

A device that routes packets to destinations based on their internal content.

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least privilege

The concept where an individual user should have the lowest privilege possible that will still enable them to perform their tasks.

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Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)

A TCP/IP application layer protocol used as a directory service for people and computing resources.

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link

Layer 1 of the TCP/IP network model. The purpose of the link layer is the delivery of messages (usually called frames) from one station to another on a local network. See also TCP/IP network model.

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local area network (LAN)

A network that connects computers and devices together in a small building or a residence.

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logic bomb

A set of instructions that is designed to perform some damaging action when a specific event occurs; a popular example is a time bomb that alters or destroys data on a specified date in the future.

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logical network architecture

The part of network architecture concerned with the depiction of network communications at a local, campus, regional, and global level.

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loopback address

The IP address 127.0.0.1 (or any other address in the entire 127 ad- dress block). A packet sent to a loopback address is sent to the station that originated it.