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IPv6

IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6)

Definition | searchEnterpriseWAN

IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6) is the latest level of the Internet Protocol (IP) and is now included as part of IP support in many products ...

BadBIOS

Definition | WhatIs.com

BadBIOS is a BIOS-level Trojan that can affect Windows, Macintosh, Linux and BSD systems. The BIOS (Basic Input / Output System) is the firmware ...

nomadicity

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

Nomadicity is the tendency of a person, or group of people, to move with relative frequency.

Internet Protocol suite (IP suite)

Definition | WhatIs.com

Internet Protocol suite (IP suite) is the standard network model and communication protocol stack used on the Internet and on most other computer ...

FirewallD

Definition | SearchITOperations

FirewallD, also known as Dynamic Firewall, replaces Fedora's old firewall tool, iptables, and allows for easier configuration and interface.

RFC 1918

Definition | WhatIs.com

RFC 1918 specifies ranges of IP addresses for use in private networks. These private IP addresses cannot be routed on the Internet.

Network layer

Definition | SearchNetworking

Located at Layer 3 of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) communications model, the network layer's primary function is to move data into and ...

CDPD (Cellular Digital Packet Data)

Definition | SearchNetworking

CDPD (Cellular Digital Packet Data) is a specification for supporting wireless access to the Internet and other public packet-switched networks.

intelligent device

Definition | IoT Agenda

An intelligent device is any type of equipment, instrument, or machine that has its own computing capability.

BGP (Border Gateway Protocol)

Definition | SearchTelecom

BGP (Border Gateway Protocol) is a protocol that manages how packets are routed across the internet through the exchange of routing and reachability ...

OSPF (Open Shortest Path First)

Definition | SearchEnterpriseWAN

The OSPF router protocol is used to find the best path for packets as they pass through a set of connected networks. OSPF is one of several Interior ...

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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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