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  • July 29, 2010 29 Jul'10

    Delphi Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered cheat sheets for fast reference to information about Delphi. You'll find information about variables, array types, execution and flow control and more. Need more background information before you get started? See our definitions for ...  Continue Reading

  • July 29, 2010 29 Jul'10

    National Emergency Communications Plan (NECP)

    The National Emergency Communications Plan (NECP) is a strategic plan for improving emergency response communications and efforts in the United States.  Continue Reading

  • July 28, 2010 28 Jul'10

    business method patent

    A business method patent is part of a larger family of patents known as utility patents, which protect inventions, formulas and processes.  Continue Reading

  • July 16, 2010 16 Jul'10

    digital drugs

    Digital drugs, more accurately called binaural beats, are sounds that are thought to be capable of changing brain wave patterns and inducing an altered state of consciousness similar to that effected by taking drugs or achieving a deep state of ...  Continue Reading

  • July 14, 2010 14 Jul'10

    Microsoft TownHall

    Microsoft TownHall is a cloud-based application that can be used to build Web sites for social computing.  Continue Reading

  • July 14, 2010 14 Jul'10

    Be a Martian!

    is a government 2.0 initiative that invite citizens to participate in scientific research about the planet Mars by visiting an interactive web site and performing research tasks disguised as games.  Continue Reading

  • July 13, 2010 13 Jul'10

    fax polling

    Fax polling is a feature that allows one fax machine to send a request to another fax machine for a specific document.  Continue Reading

  • July 05, 2010 05 Jul'10


    In programming, a flag is a predefined bitor bit sequence that holds a binary value.  Continue Reading

  • June 30, 2010 30 Jun'10

    Multimedia and Graphics Learning Guides

    We've gathered a our learning resources about multimedia and graphics. You'll find information about DTV, DVD and more. Then see below, our larger collection of resources. Need more basic information before you get started? See our definitions for ...  Continue Reading

  • June 30, 2010 30 Jun'10

    Messaging and Email Learning Guides

    We've gathered a collection of our learning guides and tutorials on messaging and email-related topics. You'll find administration tips, and information about application integration, backup and recovery, and dealing with spam -- among other topics....  Continue Reading



  • risk map (risk heat map)

    A risk map, also known as a risk heat map, is a data visualization tool for communicating specific risks an organization faces.

  • 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 ...


  • federated identity management (FIM)

    Federated identity management (FIM) is an arrangement that can be made among multiple enterprises to let subscribers use the same...

  • cross-site scripting (XSS)

    Cross-site scripting (XSS) is a type of injection security attack in which an attacker injects data, such as a malicious script, ...

  • firewall

    In computing, a firewall is software or firmware that enforces a set of rules about what data packets will be allowed to enter or...



  • 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 ...


  • volume manager

    A volume manager is software within an operating system (OS) that controls capacity allocation for storage arrays.

  • external storage device

    An external storage device, also referred to as auxiliary storage and secondary storage, is a device that contains all the ...

  • NetApp SolidFire

    NetApp SolidFire is a business division of NetApp Inc. that specializes in all-flash storage systems.


  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

    A hybrid hard disk drive is an electromechanical spinning hard disk that contains some amount of NAND Flash memory.