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statistical noise

Statistical noise is unexplained variability within a data sample. The term noise, in this context, came from signal processing where it was used to refer to unwanted electrical or electromagnetic energy that degrades the quality of signals and data.See More

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    This Wi-Fi 6 glossary delves into various features and capabilities the new generation of Wi-Fi technology offers, as well as what organizations can expect from Wi-Fi 6 devices.

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    As technology evolves, businesses have no choice but to follow. Digital transformations are inevitable in order to keep customers and employees satisfied.

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pandemic plan

A pandemic plan is a documented strategy for business continuity in the event of a widespread outbreak of a dangerous infectious disease.

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  • data governance policy

    A data governance policy is a documented set of guidelines for ensuring that an organization's data and information assets are ...

  • risk management

    Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings.

  • compliance as a service (CaaS)

    Compliance as a Service (CaaS) is a cloud service service level agreement (SLA) that specified how a managed service provider (...

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  • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)

    The Advanced Encryption Standard, or AES, is a symmetric block cipher chosen by the U.S. government to protect classified ...

  • intrusion detection system (IDS)

    An intrusion detection system (IDS) is a system that monitors network traffic for suspicious activity and alerts when such ...

  • Secure Shell (SSH)

    SSH, also known as Secure Shell or Secure Socket Shell, is a network protocol that gives users, particularly system ...

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  • cache memory

    Cache memory, also called CPU memory, is high-speed static random access memory (SRAM) that a computer microprocessor can access ...

  • capacity management

    Capacity management is the broad term describing a variety of IT monitoring, administration and planning actions that are taken ...

  • cloud storage

    Cloud storage is a service model in which data is transmitted and stored on remote storage systems, where it is maintained, ...

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