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bytecode

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Bytecode is computer object code that is processed by a program, usually referred to as a virtual machine, rather than by the "real" computer machine...

RAMDAC (random access memory digital-to-analog converter)

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RAMDAC (random access memory digital-to-analog converter) is a microchip that converts digital image data into the analog data needed by a computer ...

kludge

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In information technology, a kludge (pronounced KLOOdzh) is an awkward or clumsy (but at least temporarily effective) solution to a programming or ...

California Security Breach Information Act (SB-1386)

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In the United States, the California Security Breach Information Act (SB-1386) is a California state law requiring organizations that maintain ...

bulletin board system (BBS)

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A bulletin board system (BBS) is a computer or an application dedicated to the sharing or exchange of messages or other files on a network.

DEC (Digital Equipment Corporation)

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Now part of Compaq, DEC (Digital Equipment Corporation) has long occupied a leading position in the mid-range computer, traditionally known as the ...

thread-safe

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In computer programming, thread-safe describes a program portion or routine that can be called from multiple programming threads without unwanted ...

logical block addressing (LBA)

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Logical block addressing is a technique that allows a computer to address a hard disk larger than 528 megabytes.

terminal server

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Also see Terminal Server product, Microsoft software that serves the Windows desktop and applications to terminals.

OCR (optical character recognition)

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OCR (optical character recognition) is the recognition of printed or written text characters by a computer.

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  • smart contract

    A smart contract, also known as a cryptocontract, is a computer program that directly controls the transfer of digital currencies...

  • risk map (risk heat map)

    A risk map, also known as a risk heat map, is a data visualization tool for communicating specific risks an organization faces. A...

  • internal audit (IA)

    An internal audit (IA) is an organizational initiative to monitor and analyze its own business operations in order to determine ...

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  • evil maid attack

    An evil maid attack is a security exploit that targets a computing device that has been shut down and left unattended.  An evil ...

  • Common Body of Knowledge (CBK)

    In security, Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) is a comprehensive framework of all the relevant subjects a security professional ...

  • rootkit

    A rootkit is a program or, more often, a collection of software tools that gives a threat actor remote access to and control over...

SearchHealthIT

  • value-based healthcare

    Value-based healthcare, also known as value-based care, is a payment model that rewards healthcare providers for providing ...

  • health informatics

    Health informatics is the practice of acquiring, studying and managing health data and applying medical concepts in conjunction ...

  • clinical trial

    A clinical trial, also known as a clinical research study, is a protocol to evaluate the effects and efficacy of experimental ...

SearchDisasterRecovery

  • crisis communication

    Crisis communication is a method of corresponding with people and organizations during a disruptive event to provide them with ...

  • Zerto

    Zerto is a storage software vendor that specializes in enterprise-class business continuity and disaster recovery in virtual and ...

  • crisis management plan (CMP)

    A crisis management plan (CMP) is a document that outlines the processes an organization will use to respond to a critical ...

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  • SSD write cycle

    An SSD write cycle is the process of programming data to a NAND flash memory chip in a solid-state storage device.

  • data storage

    Data storage is the collective methods and technologies that capture and retain digital information on electromagnetic, optical ...

  • hard disk

    A hard disk is part of a unit -- often called a disk drive, hard drive or hard disk drive -- that stores and provides relatively ...

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  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

    A hybrid hard disk drive is an electromechanical spinning hard disk that contains some amount of NAND Flash memory.

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