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  • January 30, 2009 30 Jan'09

    digital television (DTV)

    Digital television (DTV) is the transmission of television signals using digital rather than conventional analog methods. Advantages of DTV include better resolution and compatibility with computers and the Internet. Analog television broadcasts are...  Continue Reading

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    Fast Guide to DTV

    This compact page describes digital television and provides a guide to the various U.S. and European standards for transmitting digital television and for formatting the output. Includes DVB, ATSC, HDTV, SDTV, COFDM, 8-VSB, MPEG-2, Dolby Digital.  Continue Reading

  • January 29, 2009 29 Jan'09

    Ogg Vorbis

    Vorbis is an open source patent-free audio compression format, developed as a replacement for proprietary digital audio encoding formats, such as MP3, VQF, and AAC.  Continue Reading

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    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 ...

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    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...

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    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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