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  • Quiz: Workstations

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about workstations and their software.

  • Quiz: Wireless LANs

    Wireless LAN quiz testing key terms related to WLANs and wireless technologies, such as 802.11.

  • Quiz: Wireless

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about wireless technology teminology.

  • Quiz: Web Site Performance

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about web site performance teminology.

  • Quiz: Web Services

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about Web services teminology.

  • Quiz: Virtualization News

    Test yourself. This is a quiz focusing on virtualization news from 2006.

  • Quiz: Virtual virtuosity

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about virtualization teminology.

  • Quiz: Unleashing the Power of the Database

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about database teminology.

  • Quiz: Troubleshooting

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about troubleshooting teminology.

  • Quiz: Top tech picks for 2006

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about important terms in 2006.

  • Quiz: Storage Smarts

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about storage teminology.

  • Quiz: Star Wars Tech, Then and Now

    Test yourself. Is Wookie your third language? Do you feel there's an Evil Empire out to get you? Do you find yourself wishing you could just wave your arm and say "These are not the droids you're looking for " when confronted by a pair of unfriendly traffic cops and move on? Do you feel that Jar Jar Binks was the worst character inflicted on humanity since Howard the Duck? If you also have enough confidence to declare that you too can "bullseye a wamp rat target that size back home," you might just be able to answer these questions. Even if your mitochlorion count doesn't turn out to be high enough to enter the Jedi Academy, you may find you know more than you'd think about the technologies featured on this classic science fiction classic series. Take our geek quiz to test your Star Wars savvy. Use the Force!

  • Quiz: Spam, Spam and More Spam

    Test yourself. Getting more spam? It's not just your imagination. According to a story from SearchSecurity.com, spam has surged to unprecedented levels in recent weeks, due in part to massive botnets overseas. How much do you know about spam? Can you guess the answers to the following questions without peeking? Quiz yourself and find out!

  • Quiz: Short & Sweet!

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about short vocabulary terms.

  • Quiz: Servers

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about server teminology.

  • Quiz: Security Awareness for End Users

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about security awareness teminology.

  • Quiz: Security Attacks

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about security attacks.

  • Quiz: Securing Your Network

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about network security teminology.

  • Quiz: Ruling Your IT Universe

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about networking teminology.

  • Quiz: Romancing the Geek

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about networking teminology.

  • Quiz: Recycling electronic equipment

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about green computing teminology.

  • Quiz: Protocols

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about protocols.

  • Quiz: Processing Power

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about processors and microprocessors.

  • Quiz: Presence Technology

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about presence technology.

  • Quiz: Peripherals

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about peripherals.

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SearchCompliance

  • 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.

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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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