The process of decoding data that has been encrypted into a secret format. Decryption requires a secret key or password.
Reserved for a specific use. In communications, a dedicated channel is a line reserved exclusively for one type of communication. This is the same as a leased line or private line. A dedicated server is a single computer in a network reserved for serving the needs of the network. For example, some networks require that […]
- Dedicated Server
A dedicated server is a single computer in a network reserved for serving the needs of the network. For example, some networks require that one computer be set aside to manage communications between all the other computers. A dedicated server could also be a computer that manages printer resources. Note, however, that not all servers […]
- deep Web
See invisible Web.
- deep dialing
A VoIP service that enables users to skip the IVR (interactive voice response) menu of a company they are dialing to navigate immediately to the person within the company they want to talk to. Deep dialing was developed by Fonolo as a service to cut down on the time and frustration involved in contacting large, […]
In Web site security terminology, the word defacement is most often used to describe the changing or defacing of a Web page or Web site by an unauthorized individual or process, usually a hacker.