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IPv6

IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6)

Definition | searchEnterpriseWAN

IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6) is the latest level of the Internet Protocol (IP) and is now included as part of IP support in many products ...

IPv4 address class

Definition | WhatIs.com

An IPv4 address class is a categorical division of internet protocol addresses in IPv4-based routing. Separate IP classes are used for different ...

BadBIOS

Definition | WhatIs.com

BadBIOS is a BIOS-level Trojan that can affect Windows, Macintosh, Linux and BSD systems. The BIOS (Basic Input / Output System) is the firmware ...

nomadicity

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

Nomadicity is the tendency of a person, or group of people, to move with relative frequency.

Internet Protocol suite (IP suite)

Definition | WhatIs.com

Internet Protocol suite (IP suite) is the standard network model and communication protocol stack used on the Internet and on most other computer ...

RFC 1918

Definition | WhatIs.com

RFC 1918 specifies ranges of IP addresses for use in private networks. These private IP addresses cannot be routed on the Internet.

FirewallD

Definition | SearchITOperations

FirewallD, also known as Dynamic Firewall, replaces Fedora's old firewall tool, iptables, and allows for easier configuration and interface.

CDPD (Cellular Digital Packet Data)

Definition | SearchNetworking

CDPD (Cellular Digital Packet Data) is a specification for supporting wireless access to the Internet and other public packet-switched networks.

intelligent device

Definition | IoT Agenda

An intelligent device is any type of equipment, instrument, or machine that has its own computing capability.

OSPF (Open Shortest Path First)

Definition | SearchEnterpriseWAN

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 ...

BGP (Border Gateway Protocol)

Definition | SearchTelecom

BGP (Border Gateway Protocol) is a protocol that manages how packets are routed across the internet through the exchange of routing and reachability ...

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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

  • security information and event management (SIEM)

    Security information and event management (SIEM) is an approach to security management that seeks to provide a holistic view of ...

  • polymorphic virus

    A polymorphic virus is a harmful, destructive or intrusive type of malware that can change or 'morph,' making it difficult to ...

  • cyberterrorism

    According to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, cyberterrorism is any 'premeditated, politically motivated attack against ...

SearchHealthIT

  • accountable care organization (ACO)

    An accountable care organization (ACO) is an association of hospitals, healthcare providers and insurers in which all parties ...

  • patient engagement

    Patient engagement is an ideal healthcare situation in which people are well-informed about -- and motivated to be involved -- in...

  • personal health record (PHR)

    A personal health record (PHR) is a collection of health-related information that is documented and maintained by the individual ...

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

  • NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF)

    NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) is a technology specification designed to enable nonvolatile memory express message-based commands to...

  • cloud object storage

    Cloud object storage is a format for storing unstructured data in the cloud.

  • parallel file system

    A parallel file system is a software component designed to store data across multiple networked servers and to facilitate ...

SearchSolidStateStorage

  • 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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