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  • 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

    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

  • December 10, 2018 10 Dec'18

    GRASP (General Responsibility Assignment Software Patterns)

    GRASP (General Responsibility Assignment Software Patterns) is a design pattern in software development used to assign responsibilities for different modules of code.  Continue Reading

  • December 10, 2018 10 Dec'18

    401(k) plan

    A 401(k) plan is a type of tax deferred savings pension account that is set up for employees by employers. These plans are named for the subsection 401(k) of the IRS code they are found under.  Continue Reading

  • December 09, 2018 09 Dec'18

    friendly virus

    A friendly virus is malware that is designed to be helpful in some way rather than destructive or annoying, as is typically the case with conventional viruses.  Continue Reading

  • December 05, 2018 05 Dec'18

    Dunning-Kruger effect

    The Dunning-Kruger effect is a cognitive bias that leads incompetent people to overestimate their own intelligence and capability.  Continue Reading

  • December 05, 2018 05 Dec'18

    Search Inside Yourself

    Search Inside Yourself is a mindfulness program originally created by Google for its employees in 2012.  Continue Reading

  • December 05, 2018 05 Dec'18

    AI code of ethics

    An AI code of ethics is a formalized specification guiding the human-generated design of intelligent AI agents and the autonomous behavior of those systems.  Continue Reading

  • December 03, 2018 03 Dec'18

    cyber vigilantism

    Cyber vigilantism is a rough approximation of law enforcement or an attempt at achieving justice or accomplishing something online through unauthorized channels.  Continue Reading

  • December 02, 2018 02 Dec'18

    Gmail Smart Compose

    Gmail Smart Compose is a predictive text feature to help save effort in composing email messages.  Continue Reading



  • compliance audit

    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 ...


  • RSA algorithm (Rivest-Shamir-Adleman)

    The RSA algorithm is the basis of a cryptosystem -- a suite of cryptographic algorithms that are used for specific security ...

  • remote access

    Remote access is the ability to access a computer or a network remotely through a network connection.

  • IP Spoofing

    IP spoofing is the crafting of Internet Protocol (IP) packets with a source IP address that has been modified to impersonate ...



  • network disaster recovery plan

    A network disaster recovery plan is a set of procedures designed to prepare an organization to respond to an interruption of ...

  • virtual disaster recovery

    Virtual disaster recovery is a type of DR that typically involves replication and allows a user to fail over to virtualized ...

  • tabletop exercise (TTX)

    A tabletop exercise (TTX) is a disaster preparedness activity that takes participants through the process of dealing with a ...


  • enterprise storage

    Enterprise storage is a centralized repository for business information that provides common data management, protection and data...

  • disk array

    A disk array, also called a storage array, is a data storage system used for block-based storage, file-based storage or object ...

  • optical storage

    Optical storage is any storage type in which data is written and read with a laser. Typically, data is written to optical media, ...