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UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications Service)

Definition | searchMobileComputing

UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications Service) is a third-generation (3G) broadband, packet-based transmission of text, digitized voice, video, ...

Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)

Definition | WhatIs.com

UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System) is a so-called "third-generation (3G)," broadband, packet -based transmission of text, digitized ...

HSDPA (High-Speed Downlink Packet Access)

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

High-Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) is a packet-based mobile telephony protocol used in 3G UMTS radio networks. (...Continued)

IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity)

Definition | WhatIs.com

IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) is a 15- or 17-digit code that uniquely identifies mobile phone sets. The IMEI code can ensure that a ...

High-Speed Circuit-Switched Data (HSCSD)

Definition | SearchNetworking

High-Speed Circuit-Switched Data (HSCSD) is circuit-switched wireless data transmission for mobile users at data rates up to 38.4 Kbps, four times ...

Virtual Home Environment (VHE)

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

In mobile computing, the Virtual Home Environment (VHE) is the concept that a network supporting mobile users should provide them the same computing ...

femtocell

Definition | SearchTelecom

A femtocell is a wireless access point that improves cellular reception inside a home or office building. The device, which resembles a wireless ...

EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment)

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a faster version of GSM designed to deliver data at rates up to 384 Kbps and enable the delivery of ...

2.5G

Definition | WhatIs.com

2.5G describes the state of wireless technology and capability usually associated with General Packet Radio Services (GPRS) - that is, between the ...

3G card

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

A 3G card is a modem that allows a computing device to access the Internet wirelessly through a cellular provider's 3G network.

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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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