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brouter

Definition | SearchNetworking

A brouter (pronounced BRAU-tuhr or sometimes BEE-rau-tuhr) is a network bridge and a router combined in a single product.

Transport Services Access Point (TSAP)

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A Transport Services Access Point (TSAP) is an end-point for communication between the Transport layer (layer 4) and the Session layer in the OSI (...

V.xx

Definition | SearchNetworking

The V Series Recommendations from the ITU-TS are summarized in the table below.

carrier network

Definition | WhatIs.com

A carrier network is the proprietary network infrastructure belonging to a telecommunications service provider such as Verizon, AT&T or Sprint.

Primary Rate Interface (PRI)

Definition | SearchNetworking

In the Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN), there are two levels of service: the Basic Rate Interface (BRI), intended for the home and small ...

SIGTRAN (Signaling Transport)

Definition | SearchNetworking

SIGTRAN (for Signaling Transport) is the standard telephony protocol used to transport Signaling System 7 (SS7) signals over the Internet.

CIDR (Classless Inter-Domain Routing or supernetting)

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CIDR (Classless Inter-Domain Routing) is a way to allocate Internet addresses more flexibly than the original system of Internet Protocol (IP) ...

Bellcore (Bell Communications Research)

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Bellcore (Bell Communications Research) provides certain centralized research and standards coordination for the regional Bell operating companies (...

A-Law

Definition | SearchNetworking

A-Law is the standard codec (compression/decompression) algorithm for pulse code modulation (PCM) from the ITU-T (the Telecommunication ...

Bel

Definition | SearchNetworking

In electronics and communications, the Bel expresses the logarithmic ratio between two levels of signal power, voltage, or current.

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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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  • 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 ...

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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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  • 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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