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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.

dynamic analysis

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Dynamic analysis is the testing and evaluation of a program based on execution with selected data... (Continued)

obfuscation (obfu)

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Obfuscation, in general, describes a practice that is used to intentionally make something more difficult to understand. In a programming context, it...

timebox

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In agile software development, a timebox is a defined period of time during which a task must be accomplished. (Continued...)

story

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In agile software development, a story is a particular business need assigned to the software development team. (Continued...)

OS commanding

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OS commanding is a method of attacking a Web server by remotely gaining access to the operating system (OS) and then executing system commands ...

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  • 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.

  • audit program (audit plan)

    An audit program, also called an audit plan, is an action plan that documents what procedures an auditor will follow to validate ...

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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 ...

SearchStorage

  • nearline storage

    Nearline storage is the on-site storage of data on removable media.

  • application-aware storage

    Application-aware storage is a storage system with built-in intelligence about relevant applications and their utilization ...

  • Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA)

    Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) is a technology that allows computers in a network to exchange data in main memory without ...

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  • 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 ...

  • JEDEC

    JEDEC is a global industry group that develops open standards for microelectronics.

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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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