Glossary

We’re dedicated to simplifying the terminology we use when it comes to the network. Dig into these pages to understand the terms we use across the Nile service. Do not read while operating heavy machinery.

GLOSSARY

What is MACsec?

MACsec is an encryption standard operating at Layer 2 within the OSI model that provides a secure bi-directional communication link.

GLOSSARY

What is Zero Trust Isolation and Why It's Needed?

Zero Trust Isolation stops the lateral movement of malware or ransomware in an organization.

GLOSSARY

What is IEEE 802.1X for Zero Trust Access?

IEEE 802.1X provides the authentication framework for user devices before granting access to the Local Area Network (LAN).

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