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  • September 14, 2017 14 Sep'17

    General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

    General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is legislation that will update and unify data privacy laws across the European Union. GDPR was approved by the EU Parliament on April 14, 2016 and goes into effect on May 25, 2018.  Continue Reading

  • September 13, 2017 13 Sep'17

    content marketing

    Content marketing is the publication of material designed to promote a brand, usually through a more oblique and subtle approach than that of traditional push advertising. The essence of good content marketing is that it offers something the viewer ...  Continue Reading

  • September 11, 2017 11 Sep'17

    Bayesian statistics

    Bayesian statistics is a mathematical approach to calculating probability in which conclusions are subjective and updated as additional data is collected.  Continue Reading

  • September 10, 2017 10 Sep'17

    United States Department of Commerce

    The United States Department of Commerce (DOC) is a cabinet-level bureau of the United States federal government tasked with the promotion of U.S. businesses domestically and internationally.  Continue Reading

  • September 10, 2017 10 Sep'17

    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is a federal agency of the United States government that is responsible for enforcing civil rights laws against workplace discrimination.  Continue Reading

  • September 10, 2017 10 Sep'17

    United States Department of Labor

    The United States Department of Labor (U.S. DOL) is a cabinet-level bureau of the federal government tasked with ensuring the productivity, rights and safety of U.S. workers. Under the direction of the U.S. Secretary of Labor, the DOL administers ...  Continue Reading

  • September 10, 2017 10 Sep'17

    Committee on Trade and Environment (CTE)

    The Committee on Trade and the Environment (CTE) is a group within the World Trade Organization (WTO) tasked with identifying and understanding the balance of environmental concerns against the interests of international trade.  Continue Reading

  • September 10, 2017 10 Sep'17

    Fair Labor Standards Act

    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a United States federal labor law that ensures the rights of workers.  Continue Reading

  • September 08, 2017 08 Sep'17

    air gapping (air gap attack)

    Air gapping is a security measure that involves isolating a computer or network and preventing it from establishing an external connection.  Continue Reading

  • September 05, 2017 05 Sep'17

    internet meme

    An Internet meme is a cultural artifact that spreads rapidly, reaching a very large digital audience within a short period of time. Because internet memes spread through online communities much like a disease spreads through an offline population, ...  Continue Reading

  • September 01, 2017 01 Sep'17

    information arbitrage

    Information arbitrage is an instrument for creating opportunities in the marketplace by identifying trends ahead of others and acting on them. An important goal of information arbitrage is to make accurate predictions about what customers will want ...  Continue Reading

  • September 01, 2017 01 Sep'17

    periodic inventory system

    A periodic inventory system is a mechanism for measuring the level of inventory and the cost of goods sold (COGS) by using an occasional physical count.  Continue Reading

  • September 01, 2017 01 Sep'17

    Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA)

    Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is an advanced service in which third-party vendors store their products in Amazon’s fulfillment centers and the e-commerce giant picks, sorts, packs, ships, keeps records, and handles returns and refunds for these ...  Continue Reading

  • August 31, 2017 31 Aug'17

    backfire effect

    The backfire effect is the tendency of some people to resist accepting evidence that conflicts with their beliefs. The effect is demonstrated when people presented with that conflicting information become even more convinced of their original ...  Continue Reading

  • August 31, 2017 31 Aug'17

    statistical noise

    Statistical noise is unexplained variability within a data sample. The term noise, in this context, came from signal processing where it was used to refer to unwanted electrical or electromagnetic energy that degrades the quality of signals and data.  Continue Reading

  • August 31, 2017 31 Aug'17

    platform cooperative

    A platform cooperative is an employee-owned and operated business that relies on a web-based platform for the sale of goods and services.  Continue Reading



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    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, ...


  • NIST Cybersecurity Framework

    The NIST Cybersecurity Framework (NIST CSF) is a policy framework surrounding IT infrastructure security.

  • Port Scan

    A port scan is a series of messages sent by someone attempting to break into a computer to learn which computer network services ...

  • DMZ (networking)

    In computer networks, a DMZ (demilitarized zone), also sometimes known as a perimeter network or a screened subnetwork, is a ...



  • 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.