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stride

1. an act of forward movement by an animal, completed when the legs have returned to their initial relative positions
2. Rowing the distance covered between strokes
3. Jazz a piano style characterized by single bass notes on the first and third beats and chords on the second and fourth

STRIDE

(Spoofing, Tampering, Repudiation, Information, Denial, Elevation) An acronym for remembering six areas of risk in technology. For an excellent example of applying STRIDE to Web applications, visit the keepers of the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) at www.owasp.com.

Spoofing Identities
A user should not be able to assume the identity of, or mask the attributes of, someone else. Using a public key infrastructure (PKI) and digital signatures is a way of preventing spoofing.

Tampering With Data
The integrity of data should be preserved at all times. Encryption, independent verification and input, process and output validation are some of the tools that can be used.

Repudiate a Transaction
A valid transaction should not be subject to rejection. Good audit trails and signing a message with date and time are examples of preventative methods.

Information Disclosure
Information should not fall into unauthorized hands. Data loss prevention (DLP) techniques are used to strengthen corporate confidentiality. See DLP.

Denial of Service
A server or an application should not be vulnerable to being put out of service. Redundant and/or backup systems are datacenter architectures that can be used.

Elevation of Privilege
An unauthorized user should not be allowed administrator rights. Refusing to share passwords or tokens can reduce this risk. See access control.
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But the Londoners built on their 32-point half-time lead to cruise home in the end, running in 13 unanswered tries without breaking stride.
As the ball dropped Young sprinted into it, controlled it without breaking stride.
Two circuits, the mounting bells sounds, and Mick Kinane vaults into the saddle without hesitation and without George Washington breaking stride.
The Wolves manager can moan all he wants about Plymouth's approach but, if he wants to realise the grandiose ambitions he has for his side, they will have to learn to overcome such limited opposition without breaking stride.
Some of the movement, the handling and the passing I've seen in training, it sounds daft for professionals but shifting the ball along the line without breaking stride is a skill.
As a lover of greyhounds full stop, but also someone who is passionate about those brave, magnificent few that can clear hurdles without breaking stride and almost without a thought, I found this courageous dog's demise a bitter bill to swallow.
The second was vintage Arsenal, a flowing move seeing Robert Pires feed Henry, whose swivel and precise pass allowed Freddie Ljungberg to smash home without breaking stride.
When Shawn Green followed with a line single to left-center, Beltre took a calculated risk, rounding second without breaking stride.
NEW ZEALAND coach John Mitchell insisted the All Blacks have "everything to gain" from their four Pool D clashes despite expectations they will breeze through to the quarter-finals without breaking stride.
One long ball he took nonchalantly on his thigh almost without breaking stride, only to look up and find he'd got no one worth passing to in the middle, was worth the admission money alone.
The highlight of the unheralded youngster's afternoon was an incisive break through midfield that saw him leave Tom Arscott red-faced when he sidestepped the Worcester full-back without breaking stride.