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northbound interface / southbound interface

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A northbound interface is an interface that allows a particular component of a network to communicate with a higher-level component. Conversely, a ...

interface

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As a noun, an interface is either:A user interface, consisting of the set of dials, knobs, operating system commands, graphical display formats, and ...

seamless interface

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A seamless interface is the joining of two computer programs so that they appear to be one program with a single user interface.

U interface

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In Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) Basic Rate Interface service, a U interface is the electrical interface for the single twisted pair ...

S interface

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In Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) service, an S interface is the electrical interface between a network terminating unit 1 (NT and up to ...

network interface unit (NIU or Network Interface Device)

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A network interface unit (NIU) (sometimes called a network interface device) is a device that serves as a common interfacefor various other devices ...

T interface

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In Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) service, a T interface is the electrical interface between a network terminating unit 1 (NT1) and a ...

swivel chair interface

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A swivel chair interface is a system for user input and interaction that requires them to move from one interface to another, sometimes duplicating ...

Centronics parallel interface

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The Centronics parallel interface is an older and still widely-used standard I/O interface for connecting printers and certain other devices to ...

AUI (attachment unit interface)

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The AUI (attachment unit interface) is the 15-pin physical connector interface between a computer's network interface card (NIC) and an Ethernet ...

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

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  • challenge-response authentication

    In information security, challenge-response authentication is a type of authentication protocol where one entity presents a ...

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    SSH, also known as Secure Shell or Secure Socket Shell, is a network protocol that gives users, particularly system ...

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    A honeypot is a network-attached system set up as a decoy to lure cyberattackers and to detect, deflect or study hacking attempts...

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    Virtual disaster recovery is a type of DR that typically involves replication and allows a user to fail over to virtualized ...

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    A tabletop exercise (TTX) is a disaster preparedness activity that takes participants through the process of dealing with a ...

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    Risk mitigation is a strategy to prepare for and lessen the effects of threats faced by a data center.

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    An exbibyte (EiB) is a unit used to measure data capacity.

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    A zebibyte (ZiB) is a unit used to measure computing and storage capacity.

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    Tiered storage is a way to assign different categories of data to various types of storage media with the objective of reducing ...

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