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  • October 31, 2017 31 Oct'17

    sorting algorithm

    A sorting algorithm is a method for reorganizing a large number of items into a specific order, such as alphabetical, highest-to-lowest value or shortest-to-longest distance.  Continue Reading

  • October 31, 2017 31 Oct'17

    cyber attribution

    Cyber attribution is the process of tracking, identifying and laying blame on the perpetrator of a cyberattack or other hacking exploit.  Continue Reading

  • October 31, 2017 31 Oct'17

    knowledge engineering

    Knowledge engineering is a field of artificial intelligence (AI) that tries to emulate the judgment and behavior of a human expert in a given field.  Continue Reading

  • October 30, 2017 30 Oct'17

    facial occlusion position

    A facial occlusion position is one of a number of possible poses in which something, such as a person's hand, blocks (occludes) part of their face.  Continue Reading

  • October 30, 2017 30 Oct'17

    facepalm

    Facepalm is a gesture in which an individual places the palm of one or both hands on their face to express one of a number of emotions, including shock, disbelief, distress, embarrassment, horror and frustration.  Continue Reading

  • October 30, 2017 30 Oct'17

    ARKit

    ARKit (Apple ARKit) is Apple’s augmented reality (AR) development platform for iOS mobile devices.  Continue Reading

  • October 30, 2017 30 Oct'17

    ARCore

    ARCore (Google ARCore) is a development platform for building augmented reality apps (AR apps) for Android mobile devices.  Continue Reading

  • October 30, 2017 30 Oct'17

    single-source publishing (multi-channel publishing)

    Single-source publishing, often used synonymously with multi-channel publishing, is a content management method in which material from one document can be used for various file formats, such as a text file, a website or an image file.  Continue Reading

  • October 30, 2017 30 Oct'17

    life-cycle cost analysis (LCCA)

    Life-cycle cost analysis (LCCA) is the study of all the costs associated with processes, materials and goods from acquisition to ownership and maintenance, through to and including disposal.  Continue Reading

  • October 30, 2017 30 Oct'17

    Data Protection Bill 2017

    The Data Protection Bill 2017 is legislation that will replace the Data Protection Act of 1998. It is designed to balance the privacy needs of United Kingdom (UK) and European Union (EU) citizens with the interests of business.  Continue Reading

  • October 30, 2017 30 Oct'17

    data protection officer (DPO)

    A data protection officer (DPO) is an enterprise security officer tasked with ensuring that data management is compliant with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).  Continue Reading

  • October 30, 2017 30 Oct'17

    Azure Notification Hubs

    Azure Notification Hubs are push notification engines designed to update users with alerts about new content for a given site, service or app.  Continue Reading

  • October 30, 2017 30 Oct'17

    data citizen

    A data citizen is an employee who relies on data to make decisions and perform job responsibilities. In both a government context and a data context, citizenship offers both rights and responsibilities.  Continue Reading

  • October 29, 2017 29 Oct'17

    surprise and delight

    Surprise and delight is a marketing approach that seeks to attract and nurture customers by enhancing interactions with them and offering them unexpected rewards.  Continue Reading

  • October 29, 2017 29 Oct'17

    voice emulation (voice reproduction)

    Voice emulation is the software-generated reproduction of an individual's speech.  Continue Reading

  • October 28, 2017 28 Oct'17

    charm offensive

    A charm offensive is an intense and carefully plotted campaign to win over someone who may not be favorably disposed toward the campaigner.  Continue Reading

  • October 25, 2017 25 Oct'17

    operation

    An operation, in mathematics and computer science, is an action that is carried out to accomplish a given task.  Continue Reading

  • October 25, 2017 25 Oct'17

    digital body language (DBL)

    Digital body language (DBL) is the aggregate of an individual’s online activity – including his or her email use, web visits, searches, referrals from social media sites and webinar attendance.  Continue Reading

  • October 24, 2017 24 Oct'17

    macromarketing

    Macromarketing is the influence that marketing policies and strategies have on the economy and society as a whole.  Continue Reading

  • October 24, 2017 24 Oct'17

    adaptive cruise control

    Adaptive cruise control (ACC) is a driver assistance technology that sets a maximum speed for vehicles and automatically slows the speed of the car when traffic is sensed in front of the vehicle. The technology is also known as autonomous cruise ...  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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  • 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 ...

  • zero-day (computer)

    A zero-day vulnerability, also known as a computer zero day, is a flaw in software, hardware or firmware that is unknown to the ...

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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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  • SAS SSD (Serial-Attached SCSI solid-state drive)

    A SAS SSD (Serial-Attached SCSI solid-state drive) is a NAND flash-based storage or caching device designed to fit in the same ...

  • MTTR (mean time to repair)

    MTTR (mean time to repair) is the average time required to fix a failed component or device and return it to production status.

  • OpenStack Swift

    OpenStack Swift, also known as OpenStack Object Storage, is an open source object storage system that is licensed under the ...

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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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