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social computing

Definition | SearchWindowsServer

Social computing is the collaborative and interactive nature of online behavior. Since the 1990s, computing has increasingly been assumed to be ...

Winbind

Definition | SearchWindowsServer

Winbind is a program that allows users in a heterogeneous network to log in using workstations that have either Unix or Windows NT operating systems.

system

Definition | SearchWindowsServer

A system is a collection of elements or components that are organized for a common purpose.

ISA (Industry Standard Architecture)

Definition | SearchWindowsServer

ISA (Industry Standard Architecture) is a standard bus (computer interconnection) architecture that is associated with the IBM AT motherboard.

PXE (Preboot Execution Environment)

Definition | SearchWindowsServer

Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) refers to various methods of getting an IBM-compatible computer, typically running Windows, to boot up without ...

Quick Fix Engineering (QFE)

Definition | SearchWindowsServer

Quick Fix Engineering (QFE) is a Microsoft term for the delivery of individual service updates to its operating systems and application programs such...

clock cycle

Definition | SearchWindowsServer

In a computer, the clock cycle is the time between two adjacent pulses of the oscillator that sets the tempo of the computer processor.

NetBEUI (NetBIOS Extended User Interface)

Definition | SearchWindowsServer

NetBEUI (NetBIOS Extended User Interface) is a new, extended version of NetBIOS, the program that lets computers communicate within a local area ...

relative identifier (RID)

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In Windows 2000, the relative identifier (RID) is the part of a security ID (SID) that uniquely identifies an account or group within a domain.

restore point

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A restore point is a saved "snapshot" of a computer's data at a specific time. Restore points are a component of the Windows System Restore utility....

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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.

SearchSecurity

  • 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 ...

SearchHealthIT

  • 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 ...

SearchDisasterRecovery

  • 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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