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XML bomb

Definition | SearchSoftwareQuality

An XML (Extensible Markup Language) bomb is a small but dangerous message that is composed and sent with the intent of overwhelming the program that ...

private branch exchange (PBX)

Definition | SearchUnifiedCommunications

A PBX (private branch exchange) is a telephone system within an enterprise that switches calls between enterprise users on local lines while allowing...

webtone

Definition | SearchUnifiedCommunications

Webtone is immediate and continuous access to the Internet in the same way that we think of dialtone when we pick up a phone receiver.

QoS (Quality of Service)

Definition | SearchUnifiedCommunications

On the Internet and in other networks, QoS (Quality of Service) is the idea that transmission rates, error rates, and other characteristics can be ...

teleconference

Definition | SearchUnifiedCommunications

A teleconference is a telephone meeting among two or more participants involving technology more sophisticated than a simple two-way phone connection.

dedicated line

Definition | SearchUnifiedCommunications

A dedicated line is a telecommunications path between two points that is available 24 hours a day for use by a designated user (individual or company...

leased line

Definition | SearchUnifiedCommunications

A leased line is a telephone line that has been leased for private use.

Telephony

Definition | SearchUnifiedCommunications

Telephony is the technology associated with the electronic transmission of voice, fax, or other information between distant parties using systems ...

long-distance carrier

Definition | SearchUnifiedCommunications

A long-distance carrier is a telephone company that provides connections between local exchanges in different geographic areas.

jitter

Definition | SearchUnifiedCommunications

Jitter is the time variation between when packets leave one system and reach another, affecting real-time communications like VoIP and video ...

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SearchCompliance

  • 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 ...

SearchSecurity

  • 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 ...

SearchStorage

  • 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 ...

SearchSolidStateStorage

  • 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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