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cross-site request forgery (XSRF or CSRF)

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Cross-site request forgery (XSRF or CSRF) is a method of attacking a Web site in which an intruder masquerades as a legitimate and trusted user... (...

context-driven testing

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Context-driven testing is a paradigm for developing and debugging computer software that takes into account the ways in which the programs will be ...

software requirements specification (SRS)

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A software requirements specification (SRS) is a comprehensive description of the intended purpose and environment for software under development. ...

PERT chart (Program Evaluation Review Technique)

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A PERT chart is a project management tool used to schedule, organize, and coordinate tasks within a project.

V-Model (Vee-Model)

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The V-Model, also called the Vee-Model, is a product-development process originally developed in Germany for government defense projects... (...

black box (black box testing)

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A black box is any device whose workings are not understood by or accessible to its user. According to Edward Tenner, writing in The Washington Post...

white box (white box testing)

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A white box or clear box is a device, program or system whose internal workings are well understood. White box testing, also called white box ...

SSADM (Structured Systems Analysis & Design Method)

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SSADM (Structured Systems Analysis & Design Method) is a widely-used computer application development method in the UK, where its use is often ...

variable manipulation

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Variable manipulation is a method of specifying or editing variables in a computer program... (Continued)

content spoofing

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Content spoofing is a type of exploit used by a malicious hackers to present a faked or modified Web site to the user as if it were legitimate.

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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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  • security information and event management (SIEM)

    Security information and event management (SIEM) is an approach to security management that seeks to provide a holistic view of ...

  • polymorphic virus

    A polymorphic virus is a harmful, destructive or intrusive type of malware that can change or 'morph,' making it difficult to ...

  • cyberterrorism

    According to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, cyberterrorism is any 'premeditated, politically motivated attack against ...

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  • accountable care organization (ACO)

    An accountable care organization (ACO) is an association of hospitals, healthcare providers and insurers in which all parties ...

  • patient engagement

    Patient engagement is an ideal healthcare situation in which people are well-informed about -- and motivated to be involved -- in...

  • personal health record (PHR)

    A personal health record (PHR) is a collection of health-related information that is documented and maintained by the individual ...

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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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