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  • Quiz: Network content monitoring must-haves

    See if you know the essentials of network content monitoring in this SearchSecurity.com Security School quiz.

  • Business Intelligence Trends and Technologies (Quiz)

    This business intelligence quiz tests your knowledge of the new approaches to dealing with business data and new technologies that enable them.

  • Quiz: Wireless Standards and Protocols

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about wirelese standards and protocols teminology.

  • Quiz: What's the Big Idea?

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about important theories teminology.

  • Do you speak Geek: Internet Protocols and Technologies

    A quiz about Internet protocols and technologies. Test yourself. What activity is still the most common use of the Internet?

  • Quiz: Improve your memory!

    A quiz about computer storage: If you loaded your pickup truck full of books, how much data would it hold -- 650 megabytes, a half-terabyte or a gigabyte?

  • Quiz: How do you pronounce IT in Geek?

    A quiz about the correct pronunciation of common IT terms: While data has at least two alternate meanings, in computer science it's information that has been translated into a form that is more convenient to move or process. How do you pronounce data correctly?

  • Quiz: Do you speak Geek with the Simpsons?

    In honor of the Simpsons movie hitting megaplexes (and likely BitTorrent clients) worldwide, we've put together yet another technology quiz for the readers of WhatIs.com, aptly entitled "Do you speak Geek in Springfield?" See how much you know about the Simpsons and technology, two endless sources for trivia and entertainment.

  • Quiz: Help Desk Basics

    A quiz about help desks: What basic Internet program lets you verify that a particular Internet address exists and can accept requests?

  • Major IT players: How'd they start out?

    Think you're a Know-IT-All when it comes to influential people in IT? Test your knowledge and see if you know what these famous geeks were doing before they made it in the big leagues.

  • Quiz: Are you Facebook-savvy?

    Boasting over half-a-billion members, Facebook has grown to be the top social networking website on the internet. But Facebook isn�t just for college students looking to stay in touch anymore � it plays a vital role in the marketing industry and has become increasingly important to businesses worldwide. Take this quiz to test your knowledge of essential Facebook terms and applications.

  • Quiz: Practical strategies to mitigate insider threats

    How much have you learned about detecting and mitigating insider threats? Find out in this short quiz.

  • Security Quizzes

    We've gathered a collection of our quizzes on security-related topics. You'll find quizzes about security management, threats and vulnerabilities, viruses and other malware and more. Want to study up first? See below, our security-related learning guides and tutorials and our larger collection of resources.

  • Virtualization Quizzes

    We've gathered a collection of our quizzes about virtualization-related topics. You'll find quizzes about virtualization deployment and management, security, performance, ROI and more. Want to study up first? See, below, our virtualization learning guides and our larger collection of learning resources.

  • SAP Quizzes

    We've gathered a collection of our quizzes about SAP-related topics. You'll find quizzes about ERP, SCM, BI, Business Warehouse, Basis and more. Then see, below, our our larger collection of learning resources.

  • iSeries Quizzes

    We've gathered a collection of our iSeries quizzes. You'll find quizzes about basic concepts, commands, administration, vocabulary, backup and recovery. Then see, below, our iSeries learning guides and cheat sheets and our larger collection of learning resources.

  • Quiz: Printers and printing

    A WhatIs.com quiz about printing history and technology.

  • Internet Quizzes

    We've gathered a collection of our quizzes on Internet-related topics. You'll find quizzes about spam, security, Web services, SEO and more.

  • Database Quizzes

    We've gathered a collection of our quizzes on database-related topics. You'll find quizzes about database administration, SQL, Oracle and more.

  • April Fools! How gullible are you?

    A WhatIs.com technology quiz for April Fools' Day. What is fact and what is fiction? Test yourself.

  • Quiz: IT's About Taxes

    A quiz about taxes and technology: This organization lobbies in Congress on behalf of information technology companies and users in matters related to tax laws and enforcement, along with the protection of copyrights, patents and privacy in communication. What is it?

  • Data Center Quizzes

    We've gathered a collection of our quizzes to test your data center knowledge. You'll find quizzes about data center planning and design, data center management, green data centers and more. If you'd like to study up first, see our learning resources.

  • Computing Basics Quizzes

    We've gathered quizzes to test your knowledge of computing fundamentals. You'll find quizzes about hardware and software, computer history, processing and peripherals.

  • CRM Quizzes

    We've gathered quizzes to test your knowledge of customer relationship management and related issues. You'll find quizzes about customer acquisition and retention, customer data management, call center management and more. Need more background information before you get started? See our definitions for CRM, call center and CRM analytics.

  • Compliance Quizzes

    We've gathered quizzes to test your knowledge of compliance and related issues. You'll find quizzes about complying with legislation, such as Sarbanes-Oxley and HIPAA, and standards, such as PCI and FFIEC. Need more background information before you get started? See our definitions for compliance, compliance audits and corporate governance and Governance, Risk and Compliance.

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  • 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 ...

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

SearchSecurity

  • computer exploit

    A computer exploit, or exploit, is an attack on a computer system, especially one that takes advantage of a particular ...

  • cyberwarfare

    Cyberwarfare is computer- or network-based conflict involving politically motivated attacks by a nation-state on another ...

  • insider threat

    Insider threat is a generic term for a threat to an organization's security or data that comes from within.

SearchHealthIT

SearchDisasterRecovery

  • 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 ...

SearchStorage

  • SATA Express (SATAe)

    SATA Express (SATAe or Serial ATA Express) is a bus interface to connect storage devices to a computer motherboard, supporting ...

  • DIMM (dual in-line memory module)

    A DIMM (dual in-line memory module) is the standard memory card used in servers and PCs.

  • nearline storage

    Nearline storage is the on-site storage of data on removable media.

SearchSolidStateStorage

  • 3D XPoint

    3D XPoint is memory storage technology jointly developed by Intel and Micron Technology Inc.

  • RRAM or ReRAM (resistive RAM)

    RRAM or ReRAM (resistive random access memory) is a form of nonvolatile storage that operates by changing the resistance of a ...

  • JEDEC

    JEDEC is a global industry group that develops open standards for microelectronics.

SearchCloudStorage

  • Google Cloud Storage

    Google Cloud Storage is an enterprise public cloud storage platform that can house large unstructured data sets.

  • RESTful API

    A RESTful application program interface breaks down a transaction to create a series of small modules, each of which addresses an...

  • cloud storage infrastructure

    Cloud storage infrastructure is the hardware and software framework that supports the computing requirements of a private or ...

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