Word of the Day: Tech Definitions from WhatIs.com:

May, 2018


May 31, 2018  6:26 PM

active defense

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An active defense is the use of offensive actions to outmaneuver an adversary and make an attack more difficult to carry out. Continued… Quote of the Day

"The concept of active defense is based...

May 30, 2018  6:16 PM

cross-platform mobile development

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Cross-platform mobile development is the creation of software applications that are compatible with multiple mobile operating systems. Continued… Quote of the...


May 29, 2018  7:39 PM

counterintelligence

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Counterintelligence (CI) is the information gathered and actions taken to identify and protect against an adversary’s knowledge collection activities or attempts to cause harm through sabotage or other actions.


May 25, 2018  7:36 PM

continuous performance management

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Continuous performance management, in a human resource management context, is the supervision of an employee's work through one-to-one discussions and ongoing feedback from supervisors and regularly scheduled check-ins.


May 24, 2018  7:18 PM

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is legislation that will update and unify data privacy laws across the European Union. Continued... Quote of the Day

"GDPR...


May 23, 2018  7:31 PM

robojournalism

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Robojournalism is the use of software programs to generate articles, reports and other types of content. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Humans are, frankly, much, much better at adding context...


May 22, 2018  7:26 PM

CDN (content delivery network)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

A CDN (content delivery network), also called a content distribution network, is a group of geographically distributed and interconnected servers that provide cached internet content from a network location closest to a user to accelerate its delivery.


May 21, 2018  2:37 AM

serverless computing

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Serverless computing is an event-driven application design and deployment paradigm in which computing resources are provided as scalable cloud services. Continued… Quote of the...


May 17, 2018  5:40 PM

self-service business intelligence (BI)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Self-service business intelligence (SSBI) is an approach to data analytics that enables business users to access and work with corporate data even though they do not have a background in statistical analysis, business intelligence (BI) or data mining.


May 16, 2018  5:28 PM

Platform as a Service (PaaS)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Platform as a service (PaaS) is a cloud computing model in which a third-party provider delivers hardware and software tools -- usually those needed for application development -- to users over the internet.


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