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  • December 28, 2007 28 Dec'07

    refurbish

    Refurbish, in everyday language, is "to renew or to restore to a new condition and/or appearance".  Continue Reading

  • December 21, 2007 21 Dec'07

    speed of light

    The speed of light in free space (that is, in a vacuum) is a constant that has been measured to considerable accuracy.  Continue Reading

  • December 21, 2007 21 Dec'07

    Light

    Light is an easy-to-use, lightweight, open source portal framework that can be plugged into any Java-based or Ajax-based Web application and enabled or disabled at will by the user. Light can also be used as an independent portal application... (...  Continue Reading

  • December 21, 2007 21 Dec'07

    A Symphony of Lights

    A Symphony of Lights is a multimedia event in Hong Kong featuring a spectacular lighting display synchronized to orchestral music.  Continue Reading

  • December 14, 2007 14 Dec'07

    kinetic energy

    Kinetic energy is the energy of motion, observable as the movement of an object, particle, or set of particles.  Continue Reading

  • December 12, 2007 12 Dec'07

    DelFly

    DelFly is a remotely controlled, camera-equipped, highly maneuverable aerial robot measuring less than 30 centimeters (12 inches) in length.  Continue Reading

  • December 05, 2007 05 Dec'07

    Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper

    Grace Murray Hopper (1906-1992) was a pioneer in computer science. Among other things, she is credited with getting programming out of the ivory tower and into the world of business. Admiral Hopper also found the first computer bug -- it was really ...  Continue Reading

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  • internal audit (IA)

    An internal audit (IA) is an organizational initiative to monitor and analyze its own business operations in order to determine ...

  • pure risk (absolute risk)

    Pure risk, also called absolute risk, is a category of threat that is beyond human control and has only one possible outcome if ...

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

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  • security information and event management (SIEM)

    Security information and event management (SIEM) is an approach to security management that seeks to provide a holistic view of ...

  • polymorphic virus

    A polymorphic virus is a harmful, destructive or intrusive type of malware that can change or 'morph,' making it difficult to ...

  • cyberterrorism

    According to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, cyberterrorism is any 'premeditated, politically motivated attack against ...

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  • accountable care organization (ACO)

    An accountable care organization (ACO) is an association of hospitals, healthcare providers and insurers in which all parties ...

  • patient engagement

    Patient engagement is an ideal healthcare situation in which people are well-informed about -- and motivated to be involved -- in...

  • personal health record (PHR)

    A personal health record (PHR) is a collection of health-related information that is documented and maintained by the individual ...

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  • business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR)

    Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) are closely related practices that describe an organization's preparation for ...

  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • call tree

    A call tree -- sometimes referred to as a phone tree -- is a telecommunications chain for notifying specific individuals of an ...

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  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

    A hybrid hard disk drive is an electromechanical spinning hard disk that contains some amount of NAND Flash memory.

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