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  • February 25, 2011 25 Feb'11

    Fast Guide: Enterprise AIR Applications

    Since its introduction last year, there have been many innovative applications created for Adobe AIR. Adobe AIR is a developer's tool for creating platform-independent web applications that can be run on a user's desktop. If you want to see what ...  Continue Reading

  • February 23, 2011 23 Feb'11

    What is the difference between PDL and PDF?

    PDL is a language that specifies the arrangement of a printed page through commands from a computer that the printer carries out. PDF is a file format that has captured all the elements of a printed document.  Continue Reading

  • February 22, 2011 22 Feb'11

    letter of intent

    A letter of intent (LOI) is a document outlining the general plans of an agreement between two or more parties before a legal agreement is finalized.  Continue Reading

  • February 21, 2011 21 Feb'11

    UART (Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter)

    A UART (Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter) is the microchip with programming that controls a computer's interface to its attached serial devices.  Continue Reading

  • February 21, 2011 21 Feb'11

    AMR (Audio/Modem Riser or AMR slot)

    AMR (Audio/Modem Riser) is a specification developed by Intel for packaging the analog I/O audio functions of modem circuitry together with a codec chip (which converts back and forth from analog to digital) on a small board that plugs directly into...  Continue Reading

  • February 21, 2011 21 Feb'11

    ampere per meter squared (A/m 2)

    The ampere per meter squared, symbolized A/m 2, is the International Unit of electric current density.  Continue Reading

  • February 21, 2011 21 Feb'11

    ampere per meter (A/m, Oe, oersted)

    The ampere per meter (symbolized A/m) is the International Unit of magnetic field strength.  Continue Reading

  • February 21, 2011 21 Feb'11

    AV (audio/video)

    AV, an abbreviation for audio/video, is frequently used as a generic term for the audio and video components and capabilities in home entertainment system and related product descriptions and reviews.  Continue Reading

  • February 17, 2011 17 Feb'11

    IT chargeback system

    An IT chargeback system is an accounting strategy that applies the costs of IT services, hardware or software to the business unit in which they are used.  Continue Reading

  • February 09, 2011 09 Feb'11

    fair opportunity

    Fair opportunity is a requirement that U.S. government agencies purchasing goods or services under a multi-award contract give every company that holds that contract an equal opportunity to respond to a request for proposal (RFP).  Continue Reading

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  • 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 ...

  • risk assessment

    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...

  • identity management (ID management)

    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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