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  • July 30, 2014 30 Jul'14

    TailsOS

    TailsOS is a LiveDistro-based operating system that is configured to run from removable storage and to leave no information stored on the computer after the user’s session. A LiveDistro is a distribution of an operating system on some bootable ...  Continue Reading

  • July 30, 2014 30 Jul'14

    canvas fingerprinting (CPF)

    Canvas fingerprinting (CPF) is a surreptitious online user tracking technique that relies on minute differences in text or images drawn on command by users’ browsers. This definition of canvas fingerprinting explains what it is, how it works, and ...  Continue Reading

  • July 30, 2014 30 Jul'14

    employee productivity

    Employee productivity is an assessment of the efficiency of a worker or group of workers. Productivity may be evaluated in terms of the output of an employee in a specific period of time. This definition explains productivity and discusses ...  Continue Reading

  • July 24, 2014 24 Jul'14

    RSA Security

    RSA Security is a United States-based organization that creates encryption, network and computer security products. Ron Rivest Adi Shamir, and Len Adleman founded RSA as an independent company in 1982. RSA derives from the initials of each of the ...  Continue Reading

  • July 24, 2014 24 Jul'14

    interruption science

    Interruption science is the study of how disruptions from current tasks affect employees on the job. As part of the larger field of workplace psychology, the study explores the impact of interruption on employee stress, job satisfaction and ...  Continue Reading

  • July 23, 2014 23 Jul'14

    goldbricking

    Goldbricking is wasting time on the job. In an office environment, employees typically waste time on the Internet, a variation of goldbricking known as cyberslacking or cyberloafing.  Continue Reading

  • July 22, 2014 22 Jul'14

    DNA storage

    DNA storage is the process of encoding and decoding binary data onto and from synthesized strands of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid). In nature, DNA molecules contain genetic blueprints for living cells and organisms.  Continue Reading

  • July 21, 2014 21 Jul'14

    equipment destruction attack

    An equipment destruction attack, also known as a hardware destruction attack, is an exploit that destroys physical computer and electronic equipment. Equipment destruction attacks can be enabled simply as a result of physical access to the computer...  Continue Reading

  • July 21, 2014 21 Jul'14

    font psychology

    Font psychology is the deliberate use of particular styles and sizes of characters to produce a desired effect in the viewer. A font is a set of printable or displayable text characters in a specific style and size. The type design for a set of ...  Continue Reading

  • July 17, 2014 17 Jul'14

    solid state storage technologies comparison

    Solid-state storage (SSS) is an increasingly popular backup alternative to traditional storage technologies such as the hard disk drive (HDD), compact disc, rewriteable (CD-RW), and digital versatile disc RAM (DVD-RAM).  Continue Reading

  • July 16, 2014 16 Jul'14

    frequency jammer

    Frequency jamming is the disruption of radio signals through use of an over-powered signal in the same frequency range. When most people think of frequency jamming, what comes to mind are radio, radar and cell phone jamming. However, any ...  Continue Reading

  • July 15, 2014 15 Jul'14

    dead zone (Wi-Fi dead zone)

    A dead zone (Wi-Fi dead zone) is an area within a wireless LAN location where Wi-Fi does not function, typically due to radio interference or range issues. Because Wi-Fi is a radio signal the same things that disrupt radio tend to affect Wi-Fi. ...  Continue Reading

  • July 14, 2014 14 Jul'14

    growth hacker

    A growth hacker is a marketing professional with high-level IT skills. Depending on the particular company, growth hacking may include software development, customer analytics and web design, among other possibilities.  Continue Reading

  • July 11, 2014 11 Jul'14

    AMOLED (active matrix OLED)

    AMOLED (Active Matrix OLED) is a screen technology based on pixels made of tiny red, blue and green organic material-based light emitting diodes. Since the three colors in the pixels themselves are light, the screens don’t have to be backlit.  Continue Reading

  • July 10, 2014 10 Jul'14

    SmartScreen

    SmartScreen is a Microsoft filtering tool designed to detect and block suspicious and malicious sites, applications and files. The program checks the safety of websites and downloads and tracks malware and phishing attempts. Introduced in Windows 7...  Continue Reading

  • July 09, 2014 09 Jul'14

    opt-out

    Opt-out communications are messages sent for marketing, promotion or fundraising that include an option for the recipient to be removed from any future messages. The term was originally applied mostly to email messages but applies to any kind of ...  Continue Reading

  • July 09, 2014 09 Jul'14

    commercial electronic message (CEM)

    A commercial electronic message (CEM) is a communication soliciting business, funding or support for something that is sent through any electronic channel, including email, social media, voicemail, text and instant messages.   Continue Reading

  • July 09, 2014 09 Jul'14

    Canadian anti-spam legislation (CASL)

    Canadian anti-spam legislation (CASL) is enacted regulations that require marketers and fundraisers that communicate through email, text messages or social media to obtain permission from recipients in that country. CASL was created to cut down on ...  Continue Reading

  • July 04, 2014 04 Jul'14

    quant (quantitative analyst)

    A quant (quantitative analyst) is a financial services professional whose qualifications also include advanced mathematics and and computer skills. Quants design complex mathematical models for use in securities trading.  Continue Reading

  • July 03, 2014 03 Jul'14

    Direct3D

    Direct3D is the Microsoft 3D application programming interface (API) component of the DirectX API package. Introduced with Windows 95, Direct3D's feature set allows for a dependable set of functions that graphics engine programmers can call upon ...  Continue Reading

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

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

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    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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