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ISO/IEC 17799: Code of Practice for Information Security Management

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ISO/IEC 17799: Code of Practice for Information Security Management is a generic set of best practices for the security of information systems. ...

stand-up

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In agile software development, a stand-up is a daily progress meeting, traditionally held within a development area. Business customers may attend ...

integer overflow

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Integer overflow is the result of trying to place into computer memory an integer (whole number) that is too large for the integer data type in a ...

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 ...

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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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  • computer exploit

    A computer exploit, or exploit, is an attack on a computer system, especially one that takes advantage of a particular ...

  • cyberwarfare

    Cyberwarfare is computer- or network-based conflict involving politically motivated attacks by a nation-state on another ...

  • insider threat

    Insider threat is a generic term for a threat to an organization's security or data that comes from within.

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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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  • OpenStack Block Storage (Cinder)

    OpenStack Block Storage (Cinder) is open source software designed to create and manage a service that provides persistent data ...

  • SATA Express (SATAe)

    SATA Express (SATAe or Serial ATA Express) is a bus interface to connect storage devices to a computer motherboard, supporting ...

  • DIMM (dual in-line memory module)

    A DIMM (dual in-line memory module) is the standard memory card used in servers and PCs.

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  • hybrid flash array

    A hybrid flash array is a solid-state storage system that contains a mix of flash memory drives and hard disk drives.

  • 3D XPoint

    3D XPoint is memory storage technology jointly developed by Intel and Micron Technology Inc.

  • RRAM or ReRAM (resistive RAM)

    RRAM or ReRAM (resistive random access memory) is a form of nonvolatile storage that operates by changing the resistance of a ...

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  • Google Cloud Storage

    Google Cloud Storage is an enterprise public cloud storage platform that can house large unstructured data sets.

  • RESTful API

    A RESTful application program interface breaks down a transaction to create a series of small modules, each of which addresses an...

  • cloud storage infrastructure

    Cloud storage infrastructure is the hardware and software framework that supports the computing requirements of a private or ...

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