Browse Definitions:
11,672 results for:

American Wire Gauge (AWG)

Definition | SearchNetworking

American Wire Gauge (AWG) is a U.S. standard set of non-ferrous wire conductor sizes.

AAUI (Apple attachment unit interface)

Definition | SearchNetworking

An AAUI (Apple attachment unit interface) is the 14- or 15-pin port or connection interface on earlier models of Macintosh computers that allowed it ...

DTE (Data Terminal Equipment)

Definition | SearchNetworking

In computer data transmission, DTE (Data Terminal Equipment) is the RS-232C interface that a computer uses to exchange data with a modem or other ...

Shannon's Law

Definition | SearchNetworking

Shannon's Law, formulated by Claude Shannon, a mathematician who helped build the foundations for the modern computer, is a statement in information ...

Personal Access Communications System (PACS)

Definition | SearchNetworking

Personal Access Communications System (PACS) is a type of wireless telephone network compatible with telephone sets, answering machines, fax machines...

RCA connector

Definition | SearchNetworking

An RCA connector is a plug and a jack designed for use with coaxial cable for frequencies ranging from the very lowest up to several megahertz.

logical router

Definition | SearchNetworking

A logical router is a configured partition of a traditional network hardware, or "physical," router.

megahertz (MHz)

Definition | SearchNetworking

The megahertz, abbreviated MHz, is a unit of alternating current (AC) or electromagnetic (EM) wave frequency equal to one million hertz (1,000,000 Hz...

network perimeter

Definition | SearchNetworking

A network perimeter is the boundary between the private and locally managed-and-owned side of a network and the public and usually provider-managed ...

n-tier

Definition | SearchNetworking

An n-tier application program is one that is distributed among three or more separate computers in a distributed network.

-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