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  • December 31, 2018 31 Dec'18


    Microdata is a type of specification language that is embedded within HTML content to improve machine readability, annotate elements and analyze web pages.  Continue Reading

  • December 31, 2018 31 Dec'18

    delivery drone

    A delivery drone is a type of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) used for distributing packages to consumers through advanced AI technology.  Continue Reading

  • December 31, 2018 31 Dec'18

    A2P messaging (application to person messaging)

    A2P messaging (application to person messaging), also known as enterprise or business SMS, is a type of SMS messaging technique where a text is sent from a software application run by an enterprise to a consumer's device.  Continue Reading

  • December 29, 2018 29 Dec'18

    Google E-A-T

    Google EAT (Expertise Authority Trustworthiness) is a ranking system for online content.  Continue Reading

  • December 29, 2018 29 Dec'18

    PropTech (property tech)

    PropTech, or property technology, is any form of technology that combines the real estate market with IT in order to help users buy, research, sell or manage property.  Continue Reading

  • December 29, 2018 29 Dec'18

    Peltzman Effect

    The Peltzman Effect is the net-zero effect on overall safety between the presence of safety precautions and people’s tendency to be less cautious in their presence.  Continue Reading

  • December 21, 2018 21 Dec'18

    ASMR (autonomous sensory meridian response)

    Autonomic sensory meridian response (ASMR) is a tingling sensation that some people experience when exposed to particular types of auditory or visual stimuli such as whispering, tapping and slow movements.  Continue Reading

  • December 21, 2018 21 Dec'18

    flow (psychology)

    Flow, in the context of psychology, is a state of intense engagement, focus and contentment in the present moment and current activity.  Continue Reading

  • December 21, 2018 21 Dec'18

    brain hacking

    Brain hacking is the application of techniques and/or technologies to affect an individual’s mental state, cognitive processes or level of function.  Continue Reading

  • December 21, 2018 21 Dec'18

    corporate activism

    Corporate activism is a public stance taken by a large enterprise to positively impact social change or legislation. According to some estimates, corporate activism through "cause marketing" will contribute more than $1.5 billion to charitable ...  Continue Reading

  • December 19, 2018 19 Dec'18

    chief storyteller

    A chief storyteller is an employee of an organization tasked with wording the company's mission, history and messages about their brand, also known as their story, as they want it to be heard internally and externally.  Continue Reading

  • December 19, 2018 19 Dec'18

    rule of five (statistics)

    The rule of five is a rule of thumb in statistics that estimates the median of a population by choosing a random sample of five from that population.  Continue Reading

  • December 18, 2018 18 Dec'18

    Facebook Portal

    Facebook Portal is the social media network company's brand of smart displays.  Continue Reading

  • December 17, 2018 17 Dec'18

    ransomware as a service (RaaS)

    Ransomware as a service (RaaS) is the offering of pay-for-use malware created for extortion over stolen or encrypted data, known as ransomware.  Continue Reading

  • December 14, 2018 14 Dec'18

    Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI cloud)

    Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) is the proposed Department of Defense (DoD) cloud infrastructure network.  Continue Reading

  • December 14, 2018 14 Dec'18

    Click to Tweet

    Click to Tweet is a website that automatically generates links for users to share content through their own Twitter accounts.  Continue Reading

  • December 14, 2018 14 Dec'18


    Life360 is a family communication, location and alert app for smartphones that allows users to share their locations with each other.  Continue Reading

  • December 13, 2018 13 Dec'18

    Individual Retirement Account (IRA)

    An Individual Retirement Account (IRA) is a retirement savings account set up with a financial institution or brokerage firm that offers tax breaks for those investing income for their retirement.  Continue Reading

  • December 11, 2018 11 Dec'18

    coexistence testing

    Coexistence testing, similar to compatibility testing, is a method of measuring the ability of multiple devices to interact in a single environment with limited bandwidth.  Continue Reading

  • December 11, 2018 11 Dec'18

    network slicing

    Network slicing is the separation of multiple virtual networks that operate on the same physical hardware for different applications, services or purposes.  Continue Reading



  • 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, ...


  • quantum key distribution (QKD)

    Quantum key distribution (QKD) is a secure communication method for exchanging encryption keys only known between shared parties.

  • identity theft

    Identity theft, also known as identity fraud, is a crime in which an imposter obtains key pieces of personally identifiable ...

  • cybercrime

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



  • disaster recovery (DR)

    Disaster recovery (DR) is an area of security planning that aims to protect an organization from the effects of significant ...

  • disaster recovery plan (DRP)

    A disaster recovery plan (DRP) is a documented, structured approach that describes how an organization can quickly resume work ...

  • business continuity plan (BCP)

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


  • cloud storage

    Cloud storage is a service model in which data is transmitted and stored on remote storage systems, where it is maintained, ...

  • secondary storage

    Secondary storage is storage for noncritical data that will not be frequently accessed.

  • logical unit number (LUN)

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