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HTTP

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)

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HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) is the set of rules for transferring files, such as text, graphic images, sound, video, and other multimedia files...

resource-oriented architecture (ROA)

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A resource-oriented architecture (ROA) is the structural design supporting the internetworking of resources. A resource, in this context, is any ...

WebNFS

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WebNFS is a product and proposed standard protocol from Sun Microsystems that extends its Network File System (NFS) to the Internet.

ISAPI (Internet Server Application Program Interface)

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ISAPI (Internet Server Application Program Interface) is a set of Windows program calls that let you write a Web server application that will run ...

WebSocket

Definition | WhatIs.com

WebSocket is a communications protocol for a persistent, bi-directional, full duplex TCP connection from a user’s web browser to a server.

application load balancer

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The Application Load Balancer is a feature of Elastic Load Balancing that allows a developer to configure and route incoming end-user traffic to ...

redirection

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On a Web site, redirection is a technique for moving visitors to a different Web page than the one they request, usually because the page requested ...

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)

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SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) is a TCP/IP protocol used in sending and receiving e-mail.

cache poisoning (DNS poisoning, web cache poisoning)

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Cache poisoning is an attack vector that exploits the way domain name system (DNS) clients and web servers improve performance by saving old ...

cloud provider API

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A cloud provider API is an application program interface that allows the end user to interact with a cloud provider's service. 

splash page (splash screen)

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A splash page (or splash screen) is: An initial Web site page used to capture the user's attention for a short time as a promotion or lead-in to the...

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SearchCompliance

  • 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, ...

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  • identity provider

    An identity provider is a system component that is able to provide an end user or internet-connected device with a single set of ...

  • firewall

    A firewall is software or firmware that enforces a set of rules about what data packets will be allowed to enter or leave a ...

  • encryption

    Encryption is the method by which information is converted into secret code that hides the information's true meaning. The ...

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  • 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. 

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