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  • December 23, 2014 23 Dec'14

    image replay attack

    An image replay attack is the use of a picture to fool an authentication method. Image replay attacks are most commonly used by an attacker trying to gain entry to a system protected by less-than-secure biometric authentication technology ...  Continue Reading

  • December 20, 2014 20 Dec'14

    retina scan

    Retina scanning is a biometric verification technology that uses an image of an individual’s retinal blood vessel pattern as a unique identifying trait for access to secure installations. Biometric verification technologies are based on ways in ...  Continue Reading

  • December 20, 2014 20 Dec'14

    full-disk encryption (FDE)

    What is full-disk encryption (FDE)?Full-disk encryption (FDE) is encryption at the hardware level.  Continue Reading

  • December 20, 2014 20 Dec'14

    social login

    Social login is a single sign-on (SSO) that allows users to authenticate themselves on various applications and sites by connecting through a social networking site rather than typing a separate ID and password on each website. The sites most ...  Continue Reading

  • December 19, 2014 19 Dec'14

    exit strategy

    An exit strategy is a planned approach to terminating a situation in a way that will maximize benefit or minimize damage.  Continue Reading

  • December 05, 2014 05 Dec'14

    XML (Extensible Markup Language)

    Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a text-based format that allows for the structuring of electronic documents and is not limited to a set of labels.  Continue Reading

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  • risk management

    Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings.

  • compliance as a service (CaaS)

    Compliance as a Service (CaaS) is a cloud service service level agreement (SLA) that specified how a managed service provider (...

  • data protection impact assessment (DPIA)

    A data protection impact assessment (DPIA) is a process designed to help organizations determine how data processing systems, ...

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  • cybersecurity insurance (cybersecurity liability insurance)

    Cybersecurity insurance, also called cyber liability insurance or cyber insurance, is a contract that an entity can purchase to ...

  • phishing

    Phishing is a form of fraud in which an attacker masquerades as a reputable entity or person in email or other communication ...

  • cybercrime

    Cybercrime is any criminal activity that involves a computer, networked device or a network.

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  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • disaster recovery team

    A disaster recovery team is a group of individuals focused on planning, implementing, maintaining, auditing and testing an ...

  • cloud insurance

    Cloud insurance is any type of financial or data protection obtained by a cloud service provider. 

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  • NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF)

    NVMe over Fabrics, also known as NVMe-oF and non-volatile memory express over fabrics, is a protocol specification designed to ...

  • logical unit number (LUN)

    A logical unit number (LUN) is a unique identifier for designating an individual or collection of physical or virtual storage ...

  • CIFS (Common Internet File System)

    CIFS (Common Internet File System) is a protocol that gained popularity around the year 2000, as vendors worked to establish an ...

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