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    weaponized information

    Weaponized information is a message or content piece that is designed to affect the recipient's perception about something or someone in a way that is not warranted.  Continue Reading

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    cognitive hacking

    Cognitive hacking is a cyberattack that seeks to manipulate the perception of people by exploiting their psychological vulnerabilities. The purpose of the attack is changes in behavior, usually resulting from exposure to misinformation.  Continue Reading

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    cognitive security

    Cognitive security is the application of AI technologies patterned on human thought processes to detect threats and protect physical and digital systems.  Continue Reading

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    body cam (bodycam)

    A body cam (bodycam) is an audio/video recording device that is clipped to one’s clothing, on the torso.  Continue Reading

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    legal analytics

    Legal analytics is the application of data analysis methods and technologies within the field of law to improve efficiency, gain insight and realize greater value from available data.  Continue Reading

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    algorithmic accountability

    Algorithmic accountability is the concept that companies should be held responsible for the results of their programmed algorithms.  Continue Reading

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    forensic image

    A forensic image (forensic copy) is a bit-by-bit, sector-by-sector direct copy of a physical storage device, including all files, folders and unallocated, free and slack space.  Continue Reading

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    digital profiling

    Digital profiling is the process of gathering and analyzing information about an individual that exists online. A digital profile can include information about personal characteristics, behaviors, affiliations, connections and interactions.  Continue Reading

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    digital identity

    A digital identity is the body of information about an individual, organization or electronic device that exists online. Unique identifiers and use patterns make it possible to detect individuals or their devices.  Continue Reading

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    digital evidence presentation system (DEPS)

    A digital evidence presentation system (DEPS) is a system with an overhead camera and a liquid crystal display (LCD) used in courts to present and record evidence digitally.  Continue Reading

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

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