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  • June 20, 2011 20 Jun'11

    trip unit (circuit breaker)

    A trip unit is the part of a circuit breaker that opens the circuit in the event of a thermal overload, short circuit or ground fault.  Continue Reading

  • June 17, 2011 17 Jun'11

    motion gaming (motion-controlled gaming)

    A motion gaming system, sometimes called a motion-controlled gaming system, is one that allows players to interact with the system through body movements.  Continue Reading

  • June 16, 2011 16 Jun'11

    Wireshark

    Wireshark is an open source tool for analyzing packets and profiling network traffic.  Such a tool is often referred to as a sniffer.  Continue Reading

  • June 15, 2011 15 Jun'11

    Groupon

    Groupon is a marketing service that offers its subscribers daily discount coupons by email, Facebook and Twitter feeds.  Continue Reading

  • June 14, 2011 14 Jun'11

    fist to five (fist of five)

    Fist to five, also called fist of five, is a technique used by agile software development teams to poll team members and help achieve consensus.  Continue Reading

  • June 07, 2011 07 Jun'11

    Identity Ecosystem

    Identity Ecosystem, more formally known as the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, is a proposal from the United States federal government to improve identity authentication on the Internet and make online transactions safer.  Continue Reading

  • June 02, 2011 02 Jun'11

    digital wallet

    A digital wallet is a software application that serves as an electronic version of a physical wallet, digitizing credit and debit card information to enable consumers to make purchases from their smartphones.  Continue Reading

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  • compliance audit

    A compliance audit is a comprehensive review of an organization's adherence to regulatory guidelines.

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    Regulatory compliance is an organization's adherence to laws, regulations, guidelines and specifications relevant to its business...

  • Whistleblower Protection Act

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

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  • payload (computing)

    In computing, a payload is the carrying capacity of a packet or other transmission data unit. The term has its roots in the ...

  • passphrase

    A passphrase is a string of characters longer than the usual password (which is typically from four to 16 characters long) that ...

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    A Web application firewall (WAF) is a firewall that monitors, filters or blocks traffic to and from a Web application. WAFs are ...

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  • computational storage

    Computational storage is defined as an architecture that couples compute with storage in order to reduce data movement. In doing ...

  • data deduplication

    Data deduplication -- often called intelligent compression or single-instance storage -- is a process that eliminates redundant ...

  • public cloud storage

    Public cloud storage, also called storage-as-a-service or online storage is a service model that provides data storage on a ...

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