Exfiltration


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

exfiltration

[‚eks‚fil′trā·shən]
(science and technology)
A gradual escape of fluid, for example, through a membrane or a wall.

Exfiltration

Uncontrolled outward air leakage from conditioned spaces through unintentional openings in ceilings, floors, and walls to unconditioned spaces or the outdoors caused by pressure differences across these openings due to wind, inside-outside temperature differences (stack effect), and imbalances between supply and exhaust airflow rates.

exfiltration

1. The outward flow of air through a wall, joints, etc.
2. In a sewer pipeline, the volume of flow leaving a pipeline into the surrounding soil.
References in periodicals archive ?
We will see an uptake in the exfiltration of sensitive data at the cross-section of laaS and PaaS.
So far, the security industry hasn't found a way to reliably detect the data exfiltration conducted in this way and the goal of our investigations is to draw industry attention to the problem and enforce the development of reliable yet affordable technologies, allowing the identification of steganography in malware attacks.
Insider threats are among the most challenging security issues that organizations face as they are extremely hard to detect and can lead to loss or exfiltration of large volumes of sensitive data.
iboss Cybersecurity defends today's borderless networks against malware, advanced threats and data exfiltration with innovative Web Security, Mobile Security and FireSphere Advanced APT defense.
The patented Strong-Seal System offers a complete family of cost-effective engineered products, specifically designed to rehabilitate municipal concrete and masonry structures and effectively stop inflow, infiltration and exfiltration.
With its prevention, detection, and live response capabilities, including the one-button host isolation, the cutting-edge system leverages contextual intelligence to quickly identify threats, reduce dwell time and stop data exfiltration," David Flower, managing director for Europe, Middle East and Africa at Bit9 + Carbon Black, told Khaleej Times in an interview at Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (Gisec) 2015.
The test involved more than 200 organizations and 400 cybersecurity professionals from 29 European countries simulating more than 2,000 separate cyber attacks, including denial-of-service attacks, website defacements, exfiltration of sensitive information, and attacks on critical infrastructure.
Although there are well-established phases of an attack in the data forensics and incident response world, a simplified version entails three: initial infiltration, lateral movement, and data exfiltration, he said.
Reel Argo: Only one CIA officer goes to Tehran to help exfiltrate the six Americans: Real Argo: Two CIA officers with notable forgery and exfiltration skills went to Tehran to get the six out.
The problem with the unvented attic is that mixing is necessary to get the moisture from infiltration/ exfiltration and controlled ventilation to the air conditioner so it can remove this moisture by dehumidification.
Exfiltration usually involves the surreptitious delivery of stolen data via often encrypted but common channels, such as HTTPS, back to the command center or to another compromised system controlled by cybercriminals.
Also, McAfee Threat Intelligence Exchange allows organisations to orchestrate security controls to identify patterns, immunize assets against newly-identified malware, and prevent data exfiltration in real-time - optimizing security for each organization.