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diversity training

Diversity training is education about demographic differences among people. The training is designed to increase participants' understanding of various demographics and improve their interactions with people in those groups.See More

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  • Brain teasers and other fun tips for learning Python

    Learn about some interesting ways Python coders can grow their skills in the language and the importance of connecting and learning from others in the community.

  • Should you become a network or software engineer?

    Network and software engineering are two different fields, and the roles of network engineers vs. software engineers vary, despite potential overlaps in software skills.

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RESTful API

A RESTful API is an architectural style for an application program interface (API) that uses HTTP requests to GET, PUT, POST and DELETE data.

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How to hire a data scientist with AI skills during pandemic

Tech's racial diversity problem meets its day of reckoning

Tech's diversity problem is under intense scrutiny amid national protests over systemic racism. But the solution goes well beyond simply hiring more ...

Leaders discuss challenges, strategies for women in IT

Women in tech still face challenges, including finding opportunities for advancement and management support. A recent panel of women in IT leadership...

How CIOs can combat the IT talent shortage

Research shows organizations are still struggling to bring in IT talent. We identify the reasons why there's a shortage and what CIOs and other IT ...

Why is diversity in tech becoming a CIO issue?

CIOs need to take radical steps to increase the number of women and minorities in tech. Deloitte's Anjali Shaikh explains.

SearchCompliance

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

  • PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)

    The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a widely accepted set of policies and procedures intended to ...

  • risk management

    Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings.

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  • identity management (ID management)

    Identity management (ID management) is the organizational process for ensuring that individuals have the appropriate access to ...

  • SOAR (Security Orchestration, Automation and Response)

    SOAR (Security Orchestration, Automation and Response) is a solution stack of compatible software programs that allow an ...

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

    The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is a certification and globally recognized standard for appraising an IT ...

SearchHealthIT

  • protected health information (PHI) or personal health information

    Protected health information (PHI), also referred to as personal health information, generally refers to demographic information,...

  • HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)

    HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) is United States legislation that provides data privacy and security ...

  • telemedicine (telehealth)

    Telemedicine is the remote delivery of healthcare services, such as health assessments or consultations, over the ...

SearchDisasterRecovery

  • call tree

    A call tree is a layered hierarchical communication model that is used to notify specific individuals of an event and coordinate ...

  • Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)

    Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is the replication and hosting of physical or virtual servers by a third party to provide ...

  • cloud disaster recovery (cloud DR)

    Cloud disaster recovery (cloud DR) is a combination of strategies and services intended to back up data, applications and other ...

SearchStorage

  • RAM (Random Access Memory)

    RAM (Random Access Memory) is the hardware in a computing device where the operating system (OS), application programs and data ...

  • business impact analysis (BIA)

    Business impact analysis (BIA) is a systematic process to determine and evaluate the potential effects of an interruption to ...

  • M.2 SSD

    An M.2 SSD is a solid-state drive that is used in internally mounted storage expansion cards of a small form factor.

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