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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...

Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS)

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Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) - sometimes called Multimedia Messaging System - is a communications technology developed by 3GPP (Third ...

Web presence

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A Web presence (or Web site) is a collection of Web files on a particular subject that includes a beginning file called a home page.

CERN (Conseil Europeen pour la Recherche Nucleaire)

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CERN is a high-energy particle physics organization headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.

Podcast: What is SOA?

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In this podcast you will learn what service-oriented architecture (SOA) is, how it relates to other programming approaches and what standards and ...

proxy hacking

Definition | SearchITChannel

Proxy hacking, also known as proxy hijacking, is an attack technique designed to supplant an authentic Web page in a search engine's index and search...

content delivery (content distribution, content distribution delivery, or content caching)

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On the Internet, content delivery (sometimes called content distribution, content distribution delivery, or content caching) is the service of ...

Netscape Server Application Programming Interface (NSAPI)

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NSAPI (Netscape Server Application Programming Interface) is an (application program interface) that is provided with Netscape Web server to help ...

client-server network

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A client-server network is a communications model in which multiple client programs share the services of a common server program.

fully qualified domain name (FQDN)

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A fully-qualified domain name (FQDN) is that portion of an Internet Uniform Resource Locator (URL) that fully identifies the server program that an ...

cross-site request forgery (XSRF or CSRF)

Definition | SearchSoftwareQuality

Cross-site request forgery (XSRF or CSRF) is a method of attacking a Web site in which an intruder masquerades as a legitimate and trusted user... (...

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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, ...

SearchSecurity

  • Web application firewall (WAF)

    A web application firewall (WAF) is a firewall that monitors, filters and blocks data packets as they travel to and from a ...

  • 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 ...

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SearchDisasterRecovery

  • 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. 

SearchStorage

  • 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.

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