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  • January 28, 2008 28 Jan'08

    Financial Services Authority (FSA)

    The FSA (Financial Services Authority) is an independent, non-governmental body that regulates the financial services industry in the UK, including most financial services markets, exchanges and firms... (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • January 28, 2008 28 Jan'08

    Basel II

    Basel II is an international business standard that requires financial institutions to have enough cash reserves to cover risks incurred by operations. (Continued...)  Continue Reading

  • January 25, 2008 25 Jan'08

    cyberspace

    Cyberspace is a domain characterized by the use of electronics and the electromagnetic spectrum to store, modify, and exchange data via networked systems and associated physical infrastructures.  Continue Reading

  • January 18, 2008 18 Jan'08

    UK Identity Cards Act

    The UK Identity Cards Act is a framework of enabling legislation for a British National Identity card passed in 2006. The Act has not yet gone into full-scale development or deployment... (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • January 18, 2008 18 Jan'08

    NO2ID (NO to a national ID)

    NO2ID is a grass-roots campaign in the UK that developed in opposition to the government's proposed National Identity Scheme. In the proposed scheme, national identification cards would be issued to individuals over the age of 16. (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • January 17, 2008 17 Jan'08

    power

    Electrical power is the rate at which electrical energy is converted to another form, such as motion, heat, or an electromagnetic field  Continue Reading

  • January 10, 2008 10 Jan'08

    BS 25999

    BS 25999 is the British Standards Institution (or BSI) standards for business continuity management.  Continue Reading

  • January 10, 2008 10 Jan'08

    MiFID (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive)

    MiFID (the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) is legislation for the regulation of investment services within the European Economic Area.  Continue Reading

  • January 10, 2008 10 Jan'08

    Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)

    The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is an independent authority in the UK that promotes openness of public information and protection of private information... (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • January 10, 2008 10 Jan'08

    IISP (Institute of Information Security Professionals)

    The IISP (Institute of Information Security Professionals) is a London-based professional membership association who describes its purpose as: "to set the standard for professionalism in information security, and to speak with an independent and ...  Continue Reading

  • January 10, 2008 10 Jan'08

    EU Data Protection Directive (Directive 95/46/EC)

    EU Data Protection Directive (also known as Directive 95/46/EC) is a regulation adopted by the European Union to protect the privacy and protection of all personal data collected for or about citizens of the EU, especially as it relates to ...  Continue Reading

  • January 10, 2008 10 Jan'08

    Freedom of Information Act 2000

    The Freedom of Information Act 2000 is an act of the United Kingdom (UK) Parliament defining the ways in which the public may obtain access to government-held information... (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • January 10, 2008 10 Jan'08

    U.K. Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998)

    The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998) is an act of the United Kingdom (UK) Parliament defining the ways in which information about living people may be legally used and handled... (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • January 06, 2008 06 Jan'08

    Web year

    A Web year is the length of time it takes for Internet technology to evolve as much as technology in another environment might evolve in a calendar year. The term was coined at a time when the Internet and Web technology and culture were ...  Continue Reading

  • January 05, 2008 05 Jan'08

    bar graph

    A bar graph is a pictorial rendition of statistical data in which the independent variable can attain only certain discrete values.  Continue Reading

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    Blockchain storage is a way of saving data in a decentralized network which utilizes the unused hard disk space of users across ...

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    RAID 1 is one of the most common RAID levels and the most reliable. Data is written to two places simultaneously, so if one disk ...

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    A RAID controller is a hardware device or software program used to manage hard disk drives (HDDs) or solid-state drives (SSDs) in...

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