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one-armed router

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A one-armed router is a router that routes traffic between virtual local area networks (VLANs).

cognitive radio (CR)

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Cognitive radio (CR) is a form of wireless communication in which a transceiver can intelligently detect which communication channels are in use and ...

patch cord

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A patch cord is a length of cable, with connectors on the ends, that is used to connect an end device to something else, such as a power source.

Port Address Translation (PAT)

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Port Address Translation (PAT), is an extension to network address translation (NAT) that permits multiple devices on a local area network (LAN) to ...

Regional Internet Registry (RIR)

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A Regional Internet Registry (RIR) is a not-for-profit organization that oversees Internet Protocol (IP) address space and the Autonomous System (AS)...

ISO/IEC 17799: Code of Practice for Information Security Management

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ISO/IEC 17799: Code of Practice for Information Security Management is a generic set of best practices for the security of information systems. ...

stand-up

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In agile software development, a stand-up is a daily progress meeting, traditionally held within a development area. Business customers may attend ...

integer overflow

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Integer overflow is the result of trying to place into computer memory an integer (whole number) that is too large for the integer data type in a ...

cross-site request forgery (XSRF or CSRF)

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Cross-site request forgery (XSRF or CSRF) is a method of attacking a Web site in which an intruder masquerades as a legitimate and trusted user... (...

context-driven testing

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Context-driven testing is a paradigm for developing and debugging computer software that takes into account the ways in which the programs will be ...

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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 ...

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  • 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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  • SSD TRIM

    SSD TRIM is an Advanced Technology Attachment (ATA) command that enables an operating system to inform a NAND flash solid-state ...

  • cloud storage service

    A cloud storage service is a business that maintains and manages its customers' data and makes that data accessible over a ...

  • cloud hosting

    Cloud hosting is the process of outsourcing an organization's computing and storage resources to a service provider that offers ...

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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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