Glossary

 Data Contained Therein
A legal phrase referring to information stored in the RIPE Database.
 Data Controller
A person or organisation that determines the purpose and the manner in which personal data is processed.
 Dictionary Attacks
In computer security, this is a technique for breaking an authorisation mechanism by trying to determine a password, passphrase or an encryption key by trying hundreds or sometimes millions of likely possibilities, such as words in a dictionary.
 Domain Name
A unique name that identifies an Internet location such as a website.
 Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC)
The Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) is a suite of Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) specifications for securing certain kinds of information provided by the Domain Name System (DNS) as used on Internet Protocol (IP) networks. It is a set of extensions to DNS which provide to DNS clients (resolvers) origin authentication of DNS data, authenticated denial of existence, and data integrity, but not availability or confidentiality.
 Dummification
A process that removes personally identifiable information from the RIPE Database output.
 Dummified
When all personally identifiable information has been removed from the data.