The chief information officer (CIO) in an organization is the person in charge of formulating an information technology strategy and overseeing the computer systems and services that support day-to-day operations. Since the CIO position was established in the mid-1980s, it has evolved from largely a technical role to one increasingly focused on business strategy.
The OSPF router protocol is used to find the best path for packets as they pass through a set of connected networks. OSPF is one of several Interior Gateway Protocols that replaces the Routing Information Protocol (RIP), an older routing protocol that is installed in many of today's corporate networks.
The USA Patriot Act is a law enacted in 2001, granting controversial new and extended data-collection abilities to the Department of Justice in an effort to combat terrorism after the September 11 attacks.
Compliance is the act of being in alignment with guidelines, regulations and/or legislation. Organizations must ensure that they are in compliance with software licensing terms set by vendors, for example, as well as regulatory mandates.