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zero-day exploit

Definition | searchSecurity

A zero-day exploit is one that takes advantage of a security vulnerability on the same day that the vulnerability becomes generally known...(...

zero-day (computer)

Definition | SearchSecurity

A zero-day vulnerability, also known as a computer zero day, is a flaw in software, hardware or firmware that is unknown to the party or parties ...

Google Project Zero

Definition | SearchSecurity

Google Project Zero is a security research unit within Google Inc.

Inbox Zero

Definition | WhatIs.com

Inbox Zero is a rigorous approach to email management aimed at keeping the inbox empty -- or almost empty -- at all times.

Zero Administration

Definition | SearchWindowsServer

Zero Administration for Windows is Microsoft's initiative to help make its operating system easier to install and manage.

zero client

Definition | SearchVirtualDesktop

Zero client, also known as ultrathin client, is a server-based computing model in which the end user has no local software and very little hardware.

zero rating

Definition | WhatIs.com

Zero rating is the practice of not charging customers for data use on specific websites and services by Internet service providers (ISPs) and mobile ...

zero (0)

Definition | WhatIs.com

In mathematics, zero, symbolized by the numeric character 0, is both a place indicator meaning "no units of this multiple" in a positional number ...

zero-hours contract

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A zero-hours contract is an agreement stating that a given employer is not obligated to provide a worker with any minimum number of hours.

net-zero energy building

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A net-zero energy (NZE) building is one that produces as much energy, from renewable sources, as it uses. Buildings that produce almost as much ...

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  • Whistleblower Protection Act

    The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 is a law that protects federal government employees in the United States from ...

  • 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...

SearchSecurity

  • challenge-response authentication

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

  • Secure Shell (SSH)

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

  • honeypot (computing)

    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

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

  • tabletop exercise (TTX)

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

  • risk mitigation

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

SearchStorage

  • exbibyte (EiB)

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

  • zebibyte (ZiB)

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

  • tiered storage

    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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