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secure container

Definition | WhatIs.com

A secure container, in a mobile computing context, is an isolated, authenticated and encrypted area of an employee's device that keeps sensitive ...

initial extent

Definition | SearchSQLServer

The initial extent is a set of contiguous blocks in a database segment that is automatically allocated when the segment is created.

catalog

Definition | SearchSQLServer

In computing, a catalog is a directory of information about data sets, files, or a database.

USA Patriot Act

Definition | SearchDataManagement

The USA Patriot Act is a law enacted in 2001, granting new and extended data-collection abilities to federal agencies in an effort to combat ...

AS1 (Applicability Statement 1)

Definition | SearchSQLServer

AS1 (Applicability Statement is a specification for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) communications between businesses using e-mail protocols.

database administrator (DBA)

Definition | SearchSQLServer

(DBA is also an abbreviation for doing business as - a term sometimes used in business and legal writing.

health informatics

Definition | SearchHealthIT

Health informatics, a term that includes narrower fields such as clinical and nursing informatics, is the study and management of health information.

CMIO (Chief Medical Information Officer)

Definition | SearchHealthIT

A Chief Medical Information Officer, or CMIO, essentially serves as the bridge between medical and IT departments at a health care organization. This...

SIMO (single input, multiple output)

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

SIMO (single input, multiple output) is an antenna technology for wireless communications in which multiple antennas are used at the destination (...

digital audio broadcasting (DAB)

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

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  • risk map (risk heat map)

    A risk map, also known as a risk heat map, is a data visualization tool for communicating specific risks an organization faces.

  • 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 ...

SearchSecurity

  • FIDO (Fast Identity Online)

    FIDO (Fast ID Online) is a set of technology-agnostic security specifications for strong authentication. FIDO is developed by the...

  • cryptanalysis

    Cryptanalysis is the study of ciphertext, ciphers and cryptosystems with the aim of understanding how they work and finding and ...

  • Trojan horse (computing)

    In computing, a Trojan horse is a program that appears harmless, but is, in fact, malicious.

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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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  • cloud SLA (cloud service-level agreement)

    A cloud SLA (cloud service-level agreement) is an agreement between a cloud service provider and a customer that ensures a ...

  • wear leveling

    Wear leveling is a process that is designed to extend the life of solid-state storage devices.

  • storage area network (SAN)

    A storage area network (SAN) is a dedicated high-speed network or subnetwork that interconnects and presents shared pools of ...

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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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