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  • September 29, 2018 29 Sep'18

    freedom of expression

    Freedom of expression is the right of individuals and organizations to exchange information without fear of repercussion or censorship.  Continue Reading

  • September 29, 2018 29 Sep'18

    First Amendment to the Constitution

    The First Amendment to the United States Constitution is one of a group of ten additions to the original document that provided a framework for law within the country.  Continue Reading

  • September 29, 2018 29 Sep'18

    chilling effect

    The chilling effect is the suppression of free speech and legitimate forms of dissent among a population because of fear of repercussion.  Continue Reading

  • September 29, 2018 29 Sep'18


    A SLAPP suit is a legal action undertaken or threatened to make the target stop any public activities in opposition to the interests of the person or organization bringing the suit.  Continue Reading

  • September 28, 2018 28 Sep'18

    IBM i

    IBM i is an operating system (OS) created to run on IBM’s Power Systems and Pure Systems for minicomputers and enterprise servers.  Continue Reading

  • September 27, 2018 27 Sep'18

    one-socket server

    A one-socket server is a server based around a single motherboard with a single CPU socket.  Continue Reading

  • September 27, 2018 27 Sep'18

    Decision Model and Notation (DMN)

    Decision Model and Notation (DMN) is a formalized method of making and mapping out decisions through official business processes.  Continue Reading

  • September 26, 2018 26 Sep'18

    video wall

    A video wall is a large display consisting of more than one video screen fixed together to form a single logical screen.  Continue Reading

  • September 26, 2018 26 Sep'18


    Viber is a VoIP and instant messaging application with cross-platform capabilities that allows users to exchange audio and video calls, stickers, group chats, and instant voice and video messages.  Continue Reading

  • September 26, 2018 26 Sep'18

    Microsoft Managed Desktop (MMD)

    Microsoft Managed Desktop (MMD) is a subscription-based desktop as a service (DaaS) cloud platform that includes Windows 10 Enterprise, Office 365, Enterprise Mobility and Security on select Windows PCs and Windows 10-enabled devices. As the name ...  Continue Reading

  • September 25, 2018 25 Sep'18

    Data Transfer Project (DTP)

    Data Transfer Project (DTP) is an open source initiative to facilitate the transfer of data between the differing online platforms of providers like Google, Microsoft and Twitter.  Continue Reading

  • September 25, 2018 25 Sep'18


    Antitrust is a group of laws established to regulate business practices in order to ensure that fair competition occurs in an open-market economy for the benefit of consumers.  Continue Reading

  • September 24, 2018 24 Sep'18

    ISO 22330

    ISO 22330 is a set of standard guidelines for managing the personal side of business continuity/disaster recovery (BC/DR) in response to events that could be detrimental to employee safety and productivity.  Continue Reading

  • September 20, 2018 20 Sep'18

    good automated manufacturing practice (GAMP)

    Good automated manufacturing practice (GAMP) is a set of guidelines manufacturers and other automation users follow to maintain operational efficiency and reliability.  Continue Reading

  • September 19, 2018 19 Sep'18

    gag order

    A gag order is a stipulation that those so-ordered will not divulge information learned in a particular situation, such as a court, a public office or a corporate environment.  Continue Reading

  • September 19, 2018 19 Sep'18


    ToS;DR is a user rights initiative that breaks down good and bad points about the terms of service (ToS) and privacy policies for prominent websites and gives them an overall rating from Class A (very good) to Class E (very bad).  Continue Reading

  • September 19, 2018 19 Sep'18


    To deplatform someone is to remove their access to a channel for delivering messages to an audience.  Continue Reading

  • September 19, 2018 19 Sep'18

    FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early)

    FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) is a lifestyle, also referred to as a movement, aimed at reducing expenditures and increasing investing in order to quickly gain financial independence and the possibility of retirement at an early age.  Continue Reading

  • September 18, 2018 18 Sep'18


    1Password is a password management application that stores sensitive information, including user passwords and software licenses, in an encrypted chain.  Continue Reading

  • September 18, 2018 18 Sep'18

    robotics quotient

    Robotics quotient (RQ) is a way of scoring humans’ ability to work effectively with robots, just as intelligence quotient (IQ) tests provide a score that helps gauge human cognitive abilities.  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, ...


  • spyware

    Spyware is a type of malicious software -- or malware -- that is installed on a computing device without the end user's knowledge.

  • application whitelisting

    Application whitelisting is the practice of specifying an index of approved software applications or executable files that are ...

  • botnet

    A botnet is a collection of internet-connected devices, which may include PCs, servers, mobile devices and internet of things ...



  • 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. 


  • DRAM (dynamic random access memory)

    Dynamic random access memory (DRAM) is a type of semiconductor memory that is typically used for the data or program code needed ...

  • RAID 10 (RAID 1+0)

    RAID 10, also known as RAID 1+0, is a RAID configuration that combines disk mirroring and disk striping to protect data.

  • PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive)

    A PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive) is a high-speed expansion card that attaches a computer to its peripherals.