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  • October 30, 2005 30 Oct'05

    slice and dice

    To slice and dice is to break a body of information down into smaller parts or to examine it from different viewpoints so that you can understand it better.  Continue Reading

  • October 25, 2005 25 Oct'05

    humanware

    Humanware is hardware and software that emphasizes user capability and empowerment and the design of the user interface.  Continue Reading

  • October 20, 2005 20 Oct'05

    Amdahl's law

    In computer programming, Amdahl's law is that, in a program with parallel processing, a relatively few instructions that have to be performed in sequence will have a limiting factor on program speedup such that adding more processors may not make ...  Continue Reading

  • October 20, 2005 20 Oct'05

    Ada

    Ada (pronounced AY-duh) is a programming language somewhat similar to Pascal that was selected in a competition and made a U.S. Defense Department standard.  Continue Reading

  • October 14, 2005 14 Oct'05

    Navy Knowledge Online

    Navy Knowledge Online (NKO) is the United States Navy intranet.  Continue Reading

  • October 14, 2005 14 Oct'05

    docking station

    A docking station is a hardware frame and set of electrical connection interfaces that enable a notebook computer to effectively serve as a desktop computer.  Continue Reading

  • October 10, 2005 10 Oct'05

    female connector

    A female connector is a connector attached to a wire, cable, or piece of hardware, having one or more recessed holes with electrical terminals inside, and constructed in such a way that a plug with exposed conductors (male connector) can be inserted...  Continue Reading

  • October 05, 2005 05 Oct'05

    zsh

    Zsh is a shell (command interpreter) of the Bourne shell family, which also includes bash and the Korn shell (which zsh is said to resemble).  Continue Reading

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  • smart contract

    A smart contract, also known as a cryptocontract, is a computer program that directly controls the transfer of digital currencies...

  • risk map (risk heat map)

    A risk map, also known as a risk heat map, is a data visualization tool for communicating specific risks an organization faces. A...

  • internal audit (IA)

    An internal audit (IA) is an organizational initiative to monitor and analyze its own business operations in order to determine ...

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  • evil maid attack

    An evil maid attack is a security exploit that targets a computing device that has been shut down and left unattended.  An evil ...

  • Common Body of Knowledge (CBK)

    In security, Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) is a comprehensive framework of all the relevant subjects a security professional ...

  • rootkit

    A rootkit is a program or, more often, a collection of software tools that gives a threat actor remote access to and control over...

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  • value-based healthcare

    Value-based healthcare, also known as value-based care, is a payment model that rewards healthcare providers for providing ...

  • health informatics

    Health informatics is the practice of acquiring, studying and managing health data and applying medical concepts in conjunction ...

  • clinical trial

    A clinical trial, also known as a clinical research study, is a protocol to evaluate the effects and efficacy of experimental ...

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  • crisis communication

    Crisis communication is a method of corresponding with people and organizations during a disruptive event to provide them with ...

  • Zerto

    Zerto is a storage software vendor that specializes in enterprise-class business continuity and disaster recovery in virtual and ...

  • crisis management plan (CMP)

    A crisis management plan (CMP) is a document that outlines the processes an organization will use to respond to a critical ...

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  • hard disk

    A hard disk is part of a unit -- often called a disk drive, hard drive or hard disk drive -- that stores and provides relatively ...

  • cache memory

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

  • RAID 10 (RAID 1+0)

    RAID 10, also known as RAID 1+0, is a RAID configuration that combines disk mirroring and disk striping to protect data.

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  • 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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