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Glossary

Trust and Security Terms and Acronyms for Hardware Engineers

Security used to be about systems and software. As threats evolve, hardware engineers also have to familiarize themselves with trust and security terms and acronyms. If you are a hardware engineer interested in hardware trust and security, be sure to bookmark this page. If you spot a mistake or have ideas for enhancements, please get in touch.


White hat

Definition(s):

A hacker who is hired by a company to conduct penetration testing on their network or system to identify vulnerabilities and generate a report for the company.

Synonyms: White Hat Hacker, Ethical hackers

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