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  • February 29, 2008 29 Feb'08

    CAVEman

    CAVEman is an interactive, object-oriented model of a human body consisting of over 3,000 anatomically correct, catalogued and computerized body parts.  Continue Reading

  • February 28, 2008 28 Feb'08

    Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA)

    RIPA (Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act) is a law enacted in the United Kingdom in 2000 to govern the interception and use of electronic communications.  Continue Reading

  • February 26, 2008 26 Feb'08

    a2b

    a2b was a Web site that let you download and play samples or complete songs from popular music recordings, using a music player developed by AT & T.  Continue Reading

  • February 26, 2008 26 Feb'08

    coulomb per centimeter squared

    The coulomb per centimeter squared (symbolized C/cm 2) is a unit of electric flux density.  Continue Reading

  • February 26, 2008 26 Feb'08

    burn

    Burn is a colloquial term meaning to write content to a CD, DVD, or other recordable disc.  Continue Reading

  • February 26, 2008 26 Feb'08

    smiley

    In Internet e-mail messages and Web discussions, a smiley is a sequence of typed characters that graphically produces the sideways image of someone smiling, like this::-)The first use of a smiley is currently attributed to Scott E.  Continue Reading

  • February 08, 2008 08 Feb'08

    Coordinated Universal Time (UTC, GMT, CUT)

    Coordinated Universal Time (abbreviated as UTC, and therefore often spelled out as Universal Time Coordinated and sometimes as Universal Coordinated Time) is the standard time common to every place in the world.  Continue Reading

  • February 07, 2008 07 Feb'08

    RS Means

    RS Means is a division of Reed Business Information that provides cost information to the construction industry so contractors in the industry can provide accurate estimates and projections for their project costs.  Continue Reading

  • February 07, 2008 07 Feb'08

    take off

    Take off, sometimes spelled as "take-off" or "takeoff," is a part of the cost estimating process in the construction industry.  Continue Reading

  • February 07, 2008 07 Feb'08

    job cost accounting

    Job cost accounting is the process of assigning the costs you incur to a specific job you or your business is involved with.  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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  • biometrics

    Biometrics is the measurement and statistical analysis of people's unique physical and behavioral characteristics.

  • principle of least privilege (POLP)

    The principle of least privilege (POLP), an important concept in computer security, is the practice of limiting access rights for...

  • identity management (ID management)

    Identity management (ID management) is the organizational process for identifying, authenticating and authorizing individuals or ...

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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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