Email Security Glossary

Jay Hennigan jay at
Tue Jan 11 04:08:18 UTC 2005

On Mon, 10 Jan 2005, william(at) wrote:

> I recently created email security glossary out of the smaller one that was
> included in mta-signatures paper (its now > 5 times larger with almost 300
> terms and abbreviations!), it includes primarily email and cryptography
> abbreviations and terms but number of related network and dns terms are
> also there. This glossary will be shared among several of my projects and
> websites, but currently its first official location is:
> Feel free to check this out and if you find any terms that you do not
> believe are accurately described, let me know.

I would represent "spam" in all lower-case letters.  The all-CAPS format
you use throughout the document is a trademark of Hormel Foods.  Hormel
acknowledges the generic use of the term "spam" referring to email but
requests that it not be capitalized.  Otherwise an excellent reference.


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