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  • June 20, 2011 20 Jun'11

    Citizen's Band Radio (CB)

    The Citizen's Band (CB) Radio Service, also known simply as CB, is a public, two-way personal radio service.  Continue Reading

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    trip unit (circuit breaker)

    A trip unit is the part of a circuit breaker that opens the circuit in the event of a thermal overload, short circuit or ground fault.  Continue Reading

  • June 17, 2011 17 Jun'11

    motion gaming (motion-controlled gaming)

    A motion gaming system, sometimes called a motion-controlled gaming system, is one that allows players to interact with the system through body movements.  Continue Reading

  • June 16, 2011 16 Jun'11

    Wireshark

    Wireshark is an open source tool for analyzing packets and profiling network traffic.  Such a tool is often referred to as a sniffer.  Continue Reading

  • June 15, 2011 15 Jun'11

    Groupon

    Groupon is a marketing service that offers its subscribers daily discount coupons by email, Facebook and Twitter feeds.  Continue Reading

  • June 14, 2011 14 Jun'11

    fist to five (fist of five)

    Fist to five, also called fist of five, is a technique used by agile software development teams to poll team members and help achieve consensus.  Continue Reading

  • June 07, 2011 07 Jun'11

    Identity Ecosystem

    Identity Ecosystem, more formally known as the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, is a proposal from the United States federal government to improve identity authentication on the Internet and make online transactions safer.  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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  • computer exploit

    A computer exploit, or exploit, is an attack on a computer system, especially one that takes advantage of a particular ...

  • cyberwarfare

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  • insider threat

    Insider threat is a generic term for a threat to an organization's security or data that comes from within.

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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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  • OpenStack Block Storage (Cinder)

    OpenStack Block Storage (Cinder) is open source software designed to create and manage a service that provides persistent data ...

  • SATA Express (SATAe)

    SATA Express (SATAe or Serial ATA Express) is a bus interface to connect storage devices to a computer motherboard, supporting ...

  • DIMM (dual in-line memory module)

    A DIMM (dual in-line memory module) is the standard memory card used in servers and PCs.

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  • hybrid flash array

    A hybrid flash array is a solid-state storage system that contains a mix of flash memory drives and hard disk drives.

  • 3D XPoint

    3D XPoint is memory storage technology jointly developed by Intel and Micron Technology Inc.

  • 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 ...

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  • Google Cloud Storage

    Google Cloud Storage is an enterprise public cloud storage platform that can house large unstructured data sets.

  • 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 ...

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