Browse Definitions:
11,672 results for:

Stratellite

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

A Stratellite is a rigid framed airship that hovers in a fixed position in the lower stratosphere and carries one or more repeaters to create ...

Wireless Transport Layer Security (WTLS)

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

Wireless Transport Layer Security (WTLS) is the security level for Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) applications.

secure container

Definition | WhatIs.com

A secure container, in a mobile computing context, is an isolated, authenticated and encrypted area of an employee's device that keeps sensitive ...

intelligent database

Definition | SearchSQLServer

An intelligent database is a full-text database that employs artficial intelligence (AI), interacting with users to ensure that returned items (hits)...

initial extent

Definition | SearchSQLServer

The initial extent is a set of contiguous blocks in a database segment that is automatically allocated when the segment is created.

catalog

Definition | SearchSQLServer

In computing, a catalog is a directory of information about data sets, files, or a database.

USA Patriot Act

Definition | SearchDataManagement

The USA Patriot Act is a law enacted in 2001, granting new and extended data-collection abilities to federal agencies in an effort to combat ...

AS1 (Applicability Statement 1)

Definition | SearchSQLServer

AS1 (Applicability Statement is a specification for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) communications between businesses using e-mail protocols.

database administrator (DBA)

Definition | SearchSQLServer

(DBA is also an abbreviation for doing business as - a term sometimes used in business and legal writing.

health informatics

Definition | SearchHealthIT

Health informatics, a term that includes narrower fields such as clinical and nursing informatics, is the study and management of health information.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchCompliance

  • 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.

SearchSecurity

  • biometrics

    Biometrics is the measurement and statistical analysis of people's unique physical and behavioral characteristics.

  • 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 ...

SearchHealthIT

SearchDisasterRecovery

  • 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 ...

SearchStorage

SearchSolidStateStorage

  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

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

Close