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software requirements specification (SRS)

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A software requirements specification (SRS) is a comprehensive description of the intended purpose and environment for software under development. ...

PERT chart (Program Evaluation Review Technique)

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A PERT chart is a project management tool used to schedule, organize, and coordinate tasks within a project.

V-Model (Vee-Model)

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The V-Model, also called the Vee-Model, is a product-development process originally developed in Germany for government defense projects... (...

black box (black box testing)

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A black box is any device whose workings are not understood by or accessible to its user. According to Edward Tenner, writing in The Washington Post...

white box (white box testing)

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A white box or clear box is a device, program or system whose internal workings are well understood. White box testing, also called white box ...

SSADM (Structured Systems Analysis & Design Method)

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SSADM (Structured Systems Analysis & Design Method) is a widely-used computer application development method in the UK, where its use is often ...

variable manipulation

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Variable manipulation is a method of specifying or editing variables in a computer program... (Continued)

content spoofing

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Content spoofing is a type of exploit used by a malicious hackers to present a faked or modified Web site to the user as if it were legitimate.

dynamic analysis

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Dynamic analysis is the testing and evaluation of a program based on execution with selected data... (Continued)

obfuscation (obfu)

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Obfuscation, in general, describes a practice that is used to intentionally make something more difficult to understand. In a programming context, it...

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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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  • 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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