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cross-site scripting (XSS)

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Cross-site scripting (XSS) is a security exploit which is carried out on Web applications that accept input, but do not properly separate data and ...

garbage in, garbage out (GIGO)

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GIGO (garbage in, garbage out) is a concise expression of a concept common to computer science and mathematics: the quality of output is determined ...

JUnit

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JUnit is an open source framework designed for the purpose of writing and running tests in the Java programming language... (Continued)

Higgins Trust Framework (HTF)

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The Higgins Trust Framework (HTF) is an API (application program interface) that allows end users to store identity information in locations of ...

build

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In a programming context, a build is a version of a program.

quality assurance (QA)

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In developing products and services, quality assurance is any systematic process of checking to see whether a product or service being developed is ...

worst-case execution time (WCET)

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Worst-case execution time (WCET) is a software development metric that determines the maximum length of time a task or set of tasks requires on a ...

collaboration diagram

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A collaboration diagram, also called a communication diagram or interaction diagram, is an illustration of the relationships and interactions among ...

integration testing or integration and testing (I&T)

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Integration testing, also known as integration and testing (I&T), is a software development process which program units are combined and tested as ...

peer review

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Peer review is a process used for checking the work performed by one's equals (peers) to ensure it meets specific criteria.

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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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  • 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.

  • nearline storage

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

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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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