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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 ...

Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)

Definition | SearchUnifiedCommunications

Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is a signaling protocol used for initiating, maintaining, modifying and terminating real-time sessions that involve...

AWS Shield

Definition | SearchAWS

AWS Shield is a security service that protects web applications hosted on the Amazon Web Services public cloud against distributed denial of service ...

broadcast

Definition | WhatIs.com

In general, to broadcast (verb) is to cast or throw forth something in all directions at the same time.

subnet (subnetwork)

Definition | SearchNetworking

A subnet (short for "subnetwork") is an identifiably separate part of an organization's network.

Internet of Things (IoT)

Definition | IoT Agenda

The Internet of Things (IoT) is an environment in which objects, animals or people are assigned unique identifiers and given the ability to transfer ...

Vista

Definition | SearchEnterpriseDesktop

Vista, formerly code named Longhorn, isa Microsoft Windows desktop operating systems.... (Continued)

control network

Definition | IoT Agenda

A control network is a network of nodes that collectively monitor, sense, and control or enable control of an environment for a particular purpose.

Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE)

Definition | SearchEnterpriseWAN

Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) is a simple protocol that encapsulates packets in order to route other protocols over IP networks, as defined by ...

Cisco LISP (Location Identifier Separation Protocol)

Definition | SearchNetworking

LISP (Location Identifier Separation Protocol) is a routing and addressing architecture developed by Cisco Systems. LISP creates two addresses for ...

Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)

Definition | SearchAWS

Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) is a load-balancing service for Amazon Web Services (AWS) deployments.

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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

  • phishing

    Phishing is a form of fraud in which an attacker masquerades as a reputable entity or person in email or other communication ...

  • vulnerability disclosure

    Vulnerability disclosure is the practice of publishing information about a computer security problem, and a type of policy that ...

  • incident response

    Incident response is an organized approach to addressing and managing the aftermath of a security breach or cyberattack, also ...

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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

  • flash memory

    Flash memory, also known as flash storage, is a type of nonvolatile memory that erases data in units called blocks.

  • NAND flash memory

    NAND flash memory is a type of nonvolatile storage technology that does not require power to retain data.

  • NOR flash memory

    NOR flash memory is one of two types of nonvolatile storage technologies.

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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