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Information Kit: Grid Computing

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Grid computing (or the use of a computational grid) is applying the resources of many computers in a network to a single problem at the same time

Information Technology Amendment Act 2008 (IT Act 2008)

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The Information Technology Amendment Act, 2008 (IT Act 2008) is a substantial addition to India's Information Technology Act (ITA-2000). The IT ...

Google Analytics dashboard

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The Google Analytics dashboard is a user interface to the company’s Web analytics product. Google Analytics is a free service that provides ...

real-time business intelligence (BI)

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Real-time business intelligence is an approach to data analytics that enables business users to get up-to-the-minute data by directly accessing ...

BLOT (build, lease, operate, transfer)

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BLOT (build, lease, operate, transfer) is a public-private partnership (PPP) project model in which a private organization designs, finances and ...

Public-private partnership (PPP)

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Public-private partnership (PPP) is a funding model for a public infrastructure project such as a new telecommunications system, airport or power ...

ISO/IEC 38500

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ISO/IEC 38500 is an international standard created to guide corporate governance of information technology (IT). The standard provides broad ...

IT consumerization (information technology consumerization)

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IT consumerization is the blending of personal and business use of technology devices and applications. Gartner traced the trend to the dot-com ...

BOO project (build, own, operate project)

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BOO (build, own, operate) is a public-private partnership (PPP) project model in which a private organization builds, owns and operates some facility...

SWAN (state wide area network)

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In India, SWAN is a government-subsidized project to create a state wide area network (WAN) that will improve government efficiency.

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  • risk map (risk heat map)

    A risk map, also known as a risk heat map, is a data visualization tool for communicating specific risks an organization faces.

  • 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 ...

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  • FIDO (Fast Identity Online)

    FIDO (Fast ID Online) is a set of technology-agnostic security specifications for strong authentication. FIDO is developed by the...

  • cryptanalysis

    Cryptanalysis is the study of ciphertext, ciphers and cryptosystems with the aim of understanding how they work and finding and ...

  • Trojan horse (computing)

    In computing, a Trojan horse is a program that appears harmless, but is, in fact, malicious.

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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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  • personal cloud storage (PCS)

    Personal cloud storage (PCS) enables users to store data, photos, music, videos and other files on a local network-attached ...

  • cloud SLA (cloud service-level agreement)

    A cloud SLA (cloud service-level agreement) is an agreement between a cloud service provider and a customer that ensures a ...

  • wear leveling

    Wear leveling is a process that is designed to extend the life of solid-state storage devices.

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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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