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Wirth's Law

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Wirth's Law states that computer software increases in complexity faster than does the ability of available hardware to run it... (Continued)

systems development life cycle (SDLC)

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The systems development life cycle (SDLC) is a conceptual model used in project management that describes the stages involved in an information ...

cryptography

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Cryptography is a method of storing and transmitting data in a particular form so that only those for whom it is intended can read and process it. ...

SSI injection

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SSI injection is a form of attack that can be used to compromise Web sites that contain SSI (server-side include) statements... (Continued)

build tool

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A build tool is a programming utility that automates a software build task, such as ensuring that the proper source code files are compiled and that ...

JAD (Joint Application Development)

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JAD (Joint Application Development) is a methodology that involves the client or end user in the design and development of an application, through a ...

bug

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In computer technology, a bug is a coding error in a computer program.

requirements analysis (requirements engineering)

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Requirements analysis, also called requirements engineering, is the process of determining user expectations for a new or modified product... (...

authorization

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Authorization is the process of giving someone permission to do or have something.

access control list (ACL)

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An access control list (ACL) is a table that tells a computer operating system which access rights each user has to a particular system object, such ...

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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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