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  • August 27, 2010 27 Aug'10

    telepresence room

    A telepresence room is a conference space dedicated to high-end videoconferencing.  Continue Reading

  • August 20, 2010 20 Aug'10

    Quiz: Are you Facebook-savvy?

    Boasting over half-a-billion members, Facebook has grown to be the top social networking website on the internet. But Facebook isn�t just for college students looking to stay in touch anymore � it plays a vital role in the marketing industry and has...  Continue Reading

  • August 18, 2010 18 Aug'10

    Facebook page

    A Facebook page is a public profile specifically created for businesses, brands, celebrities, causes, and other organizations.  Continue Reading

  • August 18, 2010 18 Aug'10

    Facebook wall

    A Facebook wall is the area on a profile or page where friends and fans can post their thoughts, views, or criticisms for everyone to see.  Continue Reading

  • August 18, 2010 18 Aug'10

    Facebook Mobile

    Facebook Mobile is a feature that allows a user to access Facebook from their cell phone through text messages, e-mails, downloaded applications or a web browser.  Continue Reading

  • August 18, 2010 18 Aug'10

    Facebook event

    A Facebook event is a calendar-based resource which can be used to notify users of upcoming occasions.  Continue Reading

  • August 18, 2010 18 Aug'10

    Facebook Connect

    Facebook Connect is a single sign-on application which allows users to interact on other websites through their Facebook account.  Continue Reading

  • August 18, 2010 18 Aug'10

    Facebook "fan"

    A Facebook "fan" is a user who "likes" a particular page.  Continue Reading

  • August 13, 2010 13 Aug'10

    Facebook "Like" button

    The Facebook "Like" button is a feature that allows users to show their support for specific comments, pictures, wall posts, statuses, or fan pages.  Continue Reading

  • August 13, 2010 13 Aug'10

    Facebook status

    A Facebook status is an update feature which allows users to discuss their thoughts, whereabouts, or important information with their friends.  Continue Reading

  • August 12, 2010 12 Aug'10


    Scareware is a type of malware designed to trick victims into purchasing and downloading useless and potentially dangerous software.  Continue Reading

  • August 06, 2010 06 Aug'10


    Nebula is an open source cloud computing program that provides on-demand computing power for NASA researchers and scientists.  Continue Reading

  • August 04, 2010 04 Aug'10

    Rapid Access Computing Environment (RACE)

    Rapid Access Computing Environment (RACE) is a United States federal government infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) initiative for developing and testing new Department of Defense (DoD) software applications.  Continue Reading

  • August 04, 2010 04 Aug'10

    government cloud computing plan

    The United States government cloud computing plan, officially called the Federal Cloud Computing Initiative, is a plan to transition the US federal government's information technology infrastructure to web-based IT services.  Continue Reading

  • August 04, 2010 04 Aug'10

    Run commands for XP and Vista

    Run commands for XP and Vista  Continue Reading

  • August 03, 2010 03 Aug'10

    Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002

    The Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002 establishes legal rules that online retailers and service providers must comply with when dealing with consumers in the 27 member countries of the European Union (EU). The directive dictates ...  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. A...

  • 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 ...


  • all-flash array (AFA)

    An all-flash array (AFA), also known as a solid-state storage disk system, is an external storage array that uses only flash ...

  • 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 ...


  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

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