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  • September 30, 2008 30 Sep'08

    dot-green

    Dot-green is a shorthand way of describing the green computing movement that includes both hype and real innovation.  Continue Reading

  • September 30, 2008 30 Sep'08

    Squeak

    Squeak is an implementation of the Smalltalk programming environment that is designed to allow code to be run on any major operating system, including Windows 95/98/NT, Windows CE, and UNIX.  Continue Reading

  • September 26, 2008 26 Sep'08

    connection broker

    In desktop virtualization, a connection broker is a software program that allows the end-user to connect to an available desktop.  Continue Reading

  • September 25, 2008 25 Sep'08

    impact-based advertising

    What is impact-based advertising?Impact-based advertising is a form of advertising designed to have a lasting psychological effect on viewers so they will remember the product or vendor.  Continue Reading

  • September 25, 2008 25 Sep'08

    customer satisfaction (CSAT)

    In customer relationship management, customer satisfaction (CSAT) is a measure of the degree to which a product or service meets the customer's expectations.  Continue Reading

  • September 25, 2008 25 Sep'08

    malvertizement

    A malvertizement is malicious coding served through an ad on a Web site or in an email message.  Continue Reading

  • September 24, 2008 24 Sep'08

    Ajax quiz: Do you speak Geek?

    A quiz about AJAX. What combination of technologies gives Ajax its name? Test yourself.  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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