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  • October 29, 2010 29 Oct'10

    CPE device

    A CPE device is telecommunications hardware located at the home or business of a customer.  Continue Reading

  • October 29, 2010 29 Oct'10

    CyberCemetery

    CyberCemetery is an online archive of websites, videos and documents that serves as an historic record for over 50 defunct United States government agencies and commissions.  Continue Reading

  • October 28, 2010 28 Oct'10

    giant

    In networks, a giant is a packet, frame, cell, or other transmission unit that is too large.  Continue Reading

  • October 28, 2010 28 Oct'10

    AAAA resource record

    An AAAA resource record is a record that stores a single IPv6 address.  Continue Reading

  • October 27, 2010 27 Oct'10

    Wi-Fi Direct

    Wi-Fi Direct is a peer-to-peer specification that allows devices certified for Wi-Fi Direct to exchange data without an Internet connection or a wireless router.  Continue Reading

  • October 22, 2010 22 Oct'10

    Information Security Breaches Survey (ISBS)

    The Information Security Breaches Survey is an independent security research effort in the U.K. It is carried out every two years by PriceWaterhouseCoopers to provide a snapshot of the state of security in U.K. business.  Continue Reading

  • October 21, 2010 21 Oct'10

    BS 10012:2009 (British Standard 10012:2009)

    British Standard 10012:2009 (BS 10012:2009) is a standard enacted by the U.K. government in order to further the privacy of sensitive personal information held by British corporations.  Continue Reading

  • October 21, 2010 21 Oct'10

    Information Assurance Standard 6 (IAS 6)

    The Information Assurance Standard 6 (IAS 6) is legislation enacted by the British government in May 2009 as part of its Security Policy Framework (SPF). SPF is a response to government data breaches uncovered in the government's Data Handling ...  Continue Reading

  • October 15, 2010 15 Oct'10

    clean technology (clean tech)

    Clean technology (clean tech) is a general term used to describe products, processes or services that reduce waste and require as few non-renewable resources as possible.  Continue Reading

  • October 14, 2010 14 Oct'10

    sexting

    Sexting is the act of sending or receiving sexually-explicit images and messages, typically between cell phones.  Continue Reading

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  • Whistleblower Protection Act

    The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 is a law that protects federal government employees in the United States from ...

  • 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...

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  • Payload (computing)

    The term payload, when used in the context of networking or telecommunications, is the data carried inside of a packet (or other ...

  • access control

    Access control is a security technique that regulates who or what can view or use resources in a computing environment.

  • ethical hacker

    An ethical hacker, also referred to as a white hat hacker, is an information security expert who systematically attempts to ...

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  • virtual disaster recovery

    Virtual disaster recovery is a type of DR that typically involves replication and allows a user to fail over to virtualized ...

  • tabletop exercise (TTX)

    A tabletop exercise (TTX) is a disaster preparedness activity that takes participants through the process of dealing with a ...

  • risk mitigation

    Risk mitigation is a strategy to prepare for and lessen the effects of threats faced by a data center.

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  • storage at the edge

    Storage at the edge is the collective methods and technologies that capture and retain digital information at the periphery of ...

  • Flash Storage

    Flash storage is any type of drive, repository or system that uses flash memory to keep data for an extended period of time.

  • optical disc

    An optical disc is an electronic data storage medium that can be written to and read from using a low-powered laser beam.

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