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  • October 29, 2010 29 Oct'10

    CPE device

    A CPE device is telecommunications hardware located at the home or business of a customer.  Continue Reading

  • October 29, 2010 29 Oct'10

    CyberCemetery

    CyberCemetery is an online archive of websites, videos and documents that serves as an historic record for over 50 defunct United States government agencies and commissions.  Continue Reading

  • October 28, 2010 28 Oct'10

    giant

    In networks, a giant is a packet, frame, cell, or other transmission unit that is too large.  Continue Reading

  • October 28, 2010 28 Oct'10

    AAAA resource record

    An AAAA resource record is a record that stores a single IPv6 address.  Continue Reading

  • October 27, 2010 27 Oct'10

    Wi-Fi Direct

    Wi-Fi Direct is a peer-to-peer specification that allows devices certified for Wi-Fi Direct to exchange data without an Internet connection or a wireless router.  Continue Reading

  • October 22, 2010 22 Oct'10

    Information Security Breaches Survey (ISBS)

    The Information Security Breaches Survey is an independent security research effort in the U.K. It is carried out every two years by PriceWaterhouseCoopers to provide a snapshot of the state of security in U.K. business.  Continue Reading

  • October 21, 2010 21 Oct'10

    BS 10012:2009 (British Standard 10012:2009)

    British Standard 10012:2009 (BS 10012:2009) is a standard enacted by the U.K. government in order to further the privacy of sensitive personal information held by British corporations.  Continue Reading

  • October 21, 2010 21 Oct'10

    Information Assurance Standard 6 (IAS 6)

    The Information Assurance Standard 6 (IAS 6) is legislation enacted by the British government in May 2009 as part of its Security Policy Framework (SPF). SPF is a response to government data breaches uncovered in the government's Data Handling ...  Continue Reading

  • October 15, 2010 15 Oct'10

    clean technology (clean tech)

    Clean technology (clean tech) is a general term used to describe products, processes or services that reduce waste and require as few non-renewable resources as possible.  Continue Reading

  • October 14, 2010 14 Oct'10

    sexting

    Sexting is the act of sending or receiving sexually-explicit images and messages, typically between cell phones.  Continue Reading

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  • black hat

    Black hat refers to a hacker who breaks into a computer system or network with malicious intent.

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  • keylogger (keystroke logger or system monitor)

    A keylogger, sometimes called a keystroke logger or system monitor, is a type of surveillance technology used to monitor and ...

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    Population health management (PHM) is a discipline within the healthcare industry that studies and facilitates care delivery ...

  • ICD-10-PCS

    The International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS) is a U.S. cataloging system for...

  • U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM)

    The U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) is the largest biomedical library in the world.

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  • 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 ...

  • mass notification system (MNS)

    A mass notification system is a platform that sends one-way messages to inform employees and the public of an emergency.

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  • open source storage

    Open source storage is data storage software developed in a public, collaborative manner that permits the free use, distribution ...

  • CompactFlash card (CF card)

    A CompactFlash card (CF card) is a memory card format developed by SanDisk in 1994 that uses flash memory technology to store ...

  • email archiving

    Email archiving (also spelled e-mail archiving) is a systematic approach to saving and protecting the data contained in email ...

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  • RRAM or ReRAM (resistive RAM)

    RRAM or ReRAM (resistive random access memory) is a form of nonvolatile storage that operates by changing the resistance of a ...

  • JEDEC

    JEDEC is a global industry group that develops open standards for microelectronics.

  • M.2 SSD

    An M.2 SSD is a solid-state drive (SSD) that conforms to a computer industry specification written for internally mounted storage...

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  • RESTful API

    A RESTful application program interface breaks down a transaction to create a series of small modules, each of which addresses an...

  • cloud storage infrastructure

    Cloud storage infrastructure is the hardware and software framework that supports the computing requirements of a private or ...

  • Zadara VPSA and ZIOS

    Zadara Storage provides block, file or object storage with varying levels of compute and capacity through its ZIOS and VPSA ...

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