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  • March 25, 2020 25 Mar'20

    emergent medical data (EMD)

    Emergent medical data (EMD) is health information gathered about an individual from seemingly unrelated user behavior data.  Continue Reading

  • March 25, 2020 25 Mar'20

    phishing kit

    A phishing kit is a collection of tools assembled to make it easier for people with little technical skill to launch a phishing exploit.  Continue Reading

  • March 24, 2020 24 Mar'20

    employee privacy policy

    An employee privacy policy is documentation specifying an organization's rules and procedures for gathering, using and disclosing the personal information of former, current or prospective employees.  Continue Reading

  • March 20, 2020 20 Mar'20

    pop-up shop

    A pop-up shop is a temporary retail space that is typically used to introduce a new product line, test a new market or generate awareness for a product or cause.  Continue Reading

  • March 18, 2020 18 Mar'20

    Kessler Syndrome

    The Kessler Syndrome is a theoretical scenario in which Earth's orbit is overpopulated with objects and debris, preventing the use of satellites in certain sections of Earth's orbit.  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2020 17 Mar'20

    dynamic IP address

    A dynamic IP address is a temporary address for devices connected to a network that will continually change over time.  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2020 17 Mar'20

    product analytics

    Product analytics is the process of gathering and transforming user-level data into insights that reveal how customers interact with specific products.  Continue Reading

  • March 17, 2020 17 Mar'20

    polygenic risk score (PRS)

    A polygenic risk score (PRS) is an expression of someone's likelihood of having or developing a particular medical condition.  Continue Reading

  • March 16, 2020 16 Mar'20

    island hopping attack

    In this type of backdoor attack, the threat actor exploits a weakness downstream from the actual target and uses it as a launching point to reach the intended target. The label 'island hopping' is inspired by a military strategy used in the Pacific ...  Continue Reading

  • March 16, 2020 16 Mar'20

    digital self-harm

    Digital self-harm is targeting oneself with negative content online.  Continue Reading



  • regulatory compliance

    Regulatory compliance is an organization's adherence to laws, regulations, guidelines and specifications relevant to its business...

  • privacy compliance

    Privacy compliance is a company's accordance with established personal information protection guidelines, specifications or ...

  • data governance policy

    A data governance policy is a documented set of guidelines for ensuring that an organization's data and information assets are ...


  • asymmetric cryptography (public key cryptography)

    Asymmetric cryptography, also known as public-key cryptography, is a process that uses a pair of related keys -- one public key ...

  • Evil Corp

    Evil Corp is an international cybercrime network that uses malicious software to steal money from its victims' bank accounts.

  • Plundervolt

    Plundervolt is a method of hacking that involves depriving an Intel chip of power so that processing errors occur.


  • telemedicine (telehealth)

    Telemedicine is the remote delivery of healthcare services, such as health assessments or consultations, over the ...

  • Project Nightingale

    Project Nightingale is a controversial partnership between Google and Ascension, the second largest health system in the United ...

  • medical practice management (MPM) software

    Medical practice management (MPM) software is a collection of computerized services used by healthcare professionals and ...



  • 3D NAND flash

    3D NAND is a type of non-volatile flash memory in which the memory cells are stacked vertically in multiple layers.

  • M.2 SSD

    An M.2 SSD is a solid-state drive (SSD) that conforms to a computer industry specification written for internally mounted storage...

  • RAID (redundant array of independent disks)

    RAID (redundant array of independent disks) is a way of storing the same data in different places on multiple hard disks or ...