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  • March 20, 2017 20 Mar'17


    Adulting is the assumption of tasks and behaviors associated with normal grown-up life, along with the implication that the individual in question does not particularly identify as an adult.  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2017 17 Mar'17

    bandwagon effect

    The bandwagon effect is a psychological phenomenon whereby people do something mostly because others are doing it, often ignoring their personal principles or underlying evidence.  Continue Reading

  • March 16, 2017 16 Mar'17

    nanotechnology (molecular manufacturing)

    Nanotechnology, or, as it is sometimes called, molecular manufacturing, is a branch of engineering that deals with the design and manufacture of extremely small electronic circuits and mechanical devices built at the molecular level of matter.  Continue Reading

  • March 15, 2017 15 Mar'17

    selfie pay authentication

    Selfie pay is a form of biometric authentication for financial transactions that confirms a person's identity by using facial recognition technology.  Continue Reading

  • March 15, 2017 15 Mar'17

    robotic personality

    Robotic personality is an advanced aspect of artificial intelligence (AI) in which smart machines display idiosyncratic human behavior.  Continue Reading

  • March 15, 2017 15 Mar'17

    virtualization architecture

    A virtualization architecture is a conceptual model specifying the overall structure, logical components and interrelationships of the elements involved in delivering a virtual -- rather than physical -- version of something, such as an operating ...  Continue Reading

  • March 14, 2017 14 Mar'17

    fleet management

    Fleet management is an administrative approach that allows companies to organize and coordinate work vehicles with the aim to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and provide compliance with government regulations.  Continue Reading

  • March 14, 2017 14 Mar'17


    Plasma is a form of matter in which many of the electrons wander around freely among the nuclei of the atom s.  Continue Reading

  • March 14, 2017 14 Mar'17

    power take-off (PTO)

    Power take-off (PTO) is a device that transfers an engine’s mechanical power to another piece of equipment.  Continue Reading

  • March 14, 2017 14 Mar'17

    World Wide Web (WWW)

    The World Wide Web is the combination of all resources and users on the Internet that are using the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP).  Continue Reading

  • March 10, 2017 10 Mar'17

    KVM hypervisor

    KVM hypervisor is the virtualization layer in Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM).  A hypervisor is a program that allows multiple operating systems to share a single hardware host.  Continue Reading

  • March 10, 2017 10 Mar'17

    fact checking

    Fact checking is the process of attempting to verify or disprove assertions made in speech, print media or online content.  Continue Reading

  • March 09, 2017 09 Mar'17

    remote keyless entry (RKE)

    Remote keyless entry (RKE) is an electronic access system that can be controlled from a distance. RKEs, which are typically used to remotely lock or unlock doors, require the end user to initiate an action that will cause a physical or software fob ...  Continue Reading

  • March 08, 2017 08 Mar'17

    Advertising terminology on the internet

    Cheat sheet quick look-up for advertising terminology on the Internet.  Continue Reading

  • March 07, 2017 07 Mar'17

    voice signature

    A voice signature is a type of electronic signature that uses an individual’s recorded verbal agreement in place of a handwritten signature.  Continue Reading

  • March 03, 2017 03 Mar'17

    no-fly zone

    A no-fly zone is a geographic location over which aircraft cannot fly.  Continue Reading

  • March 03, 2017 03 Mar'17

    managed file transfer (MFT)

    Managed file transfer (MFT) is a type of software used to provide secure internal, external and ad-hoc data transfers through a network.  Continue Reading

  • March 02, 2017 02 Mar'17

    Alexa Voice Services (AVS)

    Alexa Voice Service (AVS) is Amazon's suite of services built around its voice-controlled AI assistant for the home or other environments.  Continue Reading

  • March 01, 2017 01 Mar'17

    Secure Digital Extended Capacity card (SDXC)

    A Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC) card is a very small flash memory card that resembles a SD (Secure Digital) card, but has far greater storage capacity.  Continue Reading

  • February 28, 2017 28 Feb'17

    ad exchange

    An ad exchange is a software-based automated marketplace that allows publishers to sell their ad inventory and advertisers to bid on and purchase the inventory in real time.  Continue Reading



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

  • regulatory compliance

    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 ...


  • Transport Layer Security (TLS)

    Transport Layer Security (TLS) is a protocol that provides authentication, privacy, and data integrity between two communicating ...

  • van Eck phreaking

    Van Eck phreaking is a form of electronic eavesdropping that reverse engineers the electromagnetic fields (EM fields) produced by...

  • zero-trust model (zero trust network)

    The zero trust model is a security model used by IT professionals that requires strict identity and device verification ...



  • cloud insurance

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

  • business continuity software

    Business continuity software is an application or suite designed to make business continuity planning/business continuity ...

  • business continuity policy

    Business continuity policy is the set of standards and guidelines an organization enforces to ensure resilience and proper risk ...


  • solid-state storage

    Solid-state storage (SSS) is a type of computer storage media made from silicon microchips. SSS stores data electronically ...

  • persistent storage

    Persistent storage is any data storage device that retains data after power to that device is shut off. It is also sometimes ...

  • computational storage

    Computational storage is an information technology (IT) architecture in which data is processed at the storage device level to ...