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Strong cryptography is used by most governments around the world to protect communications. It involves secreted and encrypted communication that is not amenable to cryptographic analysis and decryption to ensure it cannot be accessed by unauthorized entities.
A PCI gap assessment is the identification, analysis and documentation of areas of non-compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). PCI gap assessment is the first step for a merchant seeking to become PCI DSS-compliant.
Merchant levels are used by the payment card industry (PCI) to determine risk levels and determine the appropriate level of security for their businesses. Specifically, merchant levels determine the amount of assessment and security validation that is required for the merchant to pass PCI DSS assessment.
Apache Incubator is the starting point for projects and software seeking to become part of the Apache Software Foundation’s efforts. The ASF is a non-profit organization that oversees the development of Apache software.
A JDBC driver (Java Database Connectivity driver) is a small piece of software that allows JDBC to connect to different databases. Once loaded, a JDBC driver connects to a database by providing a specifically formatted URL that includes the port number, the machine and database names.
Microsoft Windows Update for Business is a service in Windows 10 that will allow administrators to control which client devices will receive updates and when by choosing a 'fast' or 'slow' distribution ring.
An MCITP (Microsoft Certified IT Professional) is a credential that proves that an individual has a complete set of skills required to perform a particular IT job role, such as enterprise or virtualization administrator.
Multiprotocol storage, also known as unified or federated storage, is a technology that makes it possible to support protocols traditionally associated with SAN's block-based storage and NAS's file-based storage in a single device.
NAS filers add scalable, expandable storage for file serving purposes in data sharing, cloud applications, Internet and enterprise networks, in both fiber channel SANs and the more conventional Ethernet LANs.
Cloud infrastructure refers to the hardware and software components -- such as servers, storage and virtualization software -- that are needed to support the computing requirements of a cloud computing model.