Screen lock is a security feature for computers and mobile devices that helps prevent unauthorized access to the device. Also known as a screenlock or lock screen, a screen lock requires a specific action or sequence of actions to be correctly performed by anyone attempting to use a lockscreen-protected device.
Screen locks or lock screens can require the user to enter a password or passphrase, perform a specific gesture or motion on the touchscreen, or access a biometric reader that analyzes the user’s fingerprint, scans their eye or conducts a similar analysis for recognition of the user.
- Enterprise Storage Management (ESM)
ESM is short for enterprise storage management. Enterprise storage management, or ESM for short, is the phrase used to describe the tools, processes, and policies used to manage enterprise storage networks. Benefits of Enterprise Storage Management ESM is used to help organizations meet regulations concerning data retention, privacy and record keeping and assists in managing […]
- Mobile Security
Mobile security involves protecting both personal and business information stored on and transmitted from smartphones, tablets, laptops and other mobile devices. The term mobile security is a broad one that covers everything from protecting mobile devices from malware threats to reducing risks and securing mobile devices and their data in the case of theft, unauthorized […]
- 802.11ac Wave 2
The 802.11ac -2013 update, or 802.11ac Wave 2, is an addendum to the original 802.11acwireless specification that utilizes MU-MIMO technology and other advancements to help increase theoretical maximum wireless speeds from 3.47 Gbps in the original spec to 6.93 Gbps in 802.11ac Wave 2. The original 802.11ac spec itself served as a performance boost over […]
Short for Multi-User, Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output, MU-MIMO is an enhanced form of the MIMO technology that enables multiple independent radio terminals to access a system, which can provide significant performance gains over the original MIMO technology. MU-MIMO features prominently in the 2013 update of the 802.11ac wireless specification (802.11ac Wave 2) and helps increase theoretical maximum […]
- Server Message Block 2
Short for Server Message Block 2, SMB2 is a file transfer protocol commonly used by network-attached storage (NAS) devices and file servers for sharing files and data. SMB2 first debuted with the release of Microsoft’s Windows Vista in 2007 as a successor to the original SMB protocol, and it’s now supported by Mac OS X […]