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  • December 27, 2005 27 Dec'05

    becquerel

    The becquerel is the derived unit of radioactivity in the International System of Units (SI), symbolized Bq and equal to one disintegration or nuclear transformation per second.  Continue Reading

  • December 27, 2005 27 Dec'05

    curie

    The curie is a unit of ionizing radiation (radioactivity), symbolized Ci and equal to 3.  Continue Reading

  • December 20, 2005 20 Dec'05

    window

    A window is a separate viewing area on a computer display screen in a system that allows multiple viewing areas as part of a graphical user interface (GUI).  Continue Reading

  • December 12, 2005 12 Dec'05

    Yahoo

    Yahoo! is an Internet portal that incorporates a search engine and a directory of World Wide Web sites organized in a hierarchy of topic categories.  Continue Reading

  • December 08, 2005 08 Dec'05

    minicom

    Minicom (usually written with an initial lowercase m) is a text-based, serial communications program designed for Linux and distributed under the Free Software Foundation GNU Public License. It works with the Lynx browser and has script capability.  Continue Reading

  • December 07, 2005 07 Dec'05

    shared source

    Shared source is a software licensing concept that is more open than the proprietary approach to licensing but more restricted than the open source model.  Continue Reading

  • December 04, 2005 04 Dec'05

    probability

    Probability is a branch of mathematics that deals with calculating the likelihood of a given event's occurrence, which is expressed as a number between 1 and 0.  Continue Reading

  • December 01, 2005 01 Dec'05

    safe mode

    Safe mode is an alternate boot method for Windows operating systems that makes it easier to diagnose problems.  Continue Reading

  • November 30, 2005 30 Nov'05

    office cubicle

    An idea that is now over 40 years old, the office cubicle is a somewhat partitioned space for one or several workers in what is otherwise an unpartitioned and open building space for offices. In many companies, it has replaced the traditional ...  Continue Reading

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

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

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    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 ...

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

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

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    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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