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  • September 16, 2017 16 Sep'17

    gross domestic product (GDP)

    Gross domestic product (GDP) is the total amount of dollars made within a given location in the selling of all goods and services before deductions.  Continue Reading

  • September 14, 2017 14 Sep'17

    Apple Push Notification service (APNs)

    Apple Push Notification service (APNs) is a cloud service that allows approved third-party apps installed on Apple devices to send push notifications from a remote server to users over a secure connection.  Continue Reading

  • September 14, 2017 14 Sep'17

    General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

    General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is legislation that will update and unify data privacy laws across in the European Union. GDPR was approved by the EU Parliament on April 14, 2016 and goes into effect on May 25, 2018.  Continue Reading

  • September 13, 2017 13 Sep'17

    content marketing

    Content marketing is the publication of material designed to promote a brand, usually through a more oblique and subtle approach than that of traditional push advertising. The essence of good content marketing is that it offers something the viewer ...  Continue Reading

  • September 11, 2017 11 Sep'17

    Bayesian statistics

    Bayesian statistics is a mathematical approach to calculating probability in which conclusions are subjective and updated as additional data is collected.  Continue Reading

  • September 08, 2017 08 Sep'17

    air gapping (air gap attack)

    Air gapping is a security measure that involves isolating a computer or network and preventing it from establishing an external connection.  Continue Reading

  • September 05, 2017 05 Sep'17

    internet meme

    An Internet meme is a cultural artifact that spreads rapidly, reaching a very large digital audience within a short period of time. Because internet memes spread through online communities much like a disease spreads through an offline population, ...  Continue Reading

  • August 31, 2017 31 Aug'17

    backfire effect

    The backfire effect is the tendency of some people to resist accepting evidence that conflicts with their beliefs. The effect is demonstrated when people presented with that conflicting information become even more convinced of their original ...  Continue Reading

  • August 31, 2017 31 Aug'17

    statistical noise

    Statistical noise is unexplained variability within a data sample. The term noise, in this context, came from signal processing where it was used to refer to unwanted electrical or electromagnetic energy that degrades the quality of signals and data.  Continue Reading

  • August 31, 2017 31 Aug'17

    platform cooperative

    A platform cooperative is an employee-owned and operated business that relies on a web-based platform for the sale of goods and services.  Continue Reading

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  • 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.

  • audit program (audit plan)

    An audit program, also called an audit plan, is an action plan that documents what procedures an auditor will follow to validate ...

SearchSecurity

  • insider threat

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

  • ransomware

    Ransomware is a subset of malware in which the data on a victim's computer is locked, typically by encryption, and payment is ...

  • hacker

    A hacker is an individual who uses computer, networking or other skills to overcome a technical problem.

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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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  • 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 ...

  • JEDEC

    JEDEC is a global industry group that develops open standards for microelectronics.

SearchCloudStorage

  • 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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