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  • May 28, 2009 28 May'09

    Moblin

    Moblin is a Linux-based platform that is optimized for small computing devices. The Moblin project is Intel's open source initiative created to develop software for smartphones, netbooks and other mobile devices. (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • May 27, 2009 27 May'09

    National Information Exchange Model

    The National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) is an XML-based information exchange framework for sharing data between communities of interest (COIs), across all levels of the United States government.  Continue Reading

  • May 26, 2009 26 May'09

    IP surveillance

    IP surveillance is a digitized and networked version of closed-circuit television (CCTV).  Continue Reading

  • May 13, 2009 13 May'09

    open source

    In general, open source refers to any program whose source code is made available for use or modification as users or other developers see fit.  Continue Reading

  • May 12, 2009 12 May'09

    voice dial

    Voice dial is a telephone feature that initiates a call when the user says a contact name or the digits in a phone number.  Continue Reading

  • May 06, 2009 06 May'09

    shareware

    Shareware is software that is distributed free on a trial basis with the understanding that the user may need or want to pay for it later.  Continue Reading

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  • 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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  • polymorphic virus

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    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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    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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