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Routing Information Protocol (RIP)

Definition | SearchNetworking

RIP (Routing Information Protocol) is a protocol used to enable routers to share information about IP traffic routes as they move traffic within a ...

logical network

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A logical network is one that appears to the user as a single, separate entity although it might in fact be either just a part of a larger network or...

protected health information (PHI) or personal health information

Definition | SearchHealthIT

Personal or protected health information (PHI) is a record of a patient's treatment and medical history that includes personally identifiable ...

master data

Definition | SearchDataManagement

Master data is the core data that is essential to operations in a specific business or business unit.

green networking

Definition | SearchNetworking

Green networking is the practice of selecting energy-efficient networking technologies and products, and minimizing resource use whenever possible.

balun

Definition | SearchNetworking

A balun is a device that joins a balanced line (one that has two conductors, with equal currents in opposite directions, such as a twisted pair cable...

branch office box (BOB)

Definition | SearchNetworking

A Branch Office Box (BOB) is a server appliance that has been optimized to provide distributed support for simple utility functions that are required...

brouter

Definition | SearchNetworking

A brouter (pronounced BRAU-tuhr or sometimes BEE-rau-tuhr) is a network bridge and a router combined in a single product.

Transport Services Access Point (TSAP)

Definition | SearchNetworking

A Transport Services Access Point (TSAP) is an end-point for communication between the Transport layer (layer 4) and the Session layer in the OSI (...

V.xx

Definition | SearchNetworking

The V Series Recommendations from the ITU-TS are summarized in the table below.

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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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