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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.

vulnerability scanner

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A vulnerability scanner is a program that performs the diagnostic phase of a vulnerability analysis, also known as vulnerability assessment... (...

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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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  • 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 ...

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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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